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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

I. SYNOPSIS.1 

II. ORGANIZATION. ...2 

III. OPERATIONS. 22 

IV. LINKS TO OTHER OC GROUPS.31 

V. FINANCES.33 

VI. POLICE/PUBLIC CORRUPTION.34 

VII. COMMUNICATIONS.35 

VIII. CHARACTERISTICS.,.36 

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V^IX. ASSOCIATED BUSINESSES. 37 

X. ASSESSMENT.53 

XI. BASIS OF INFORMATION.!•.56 

XII. APPENDIX.57 

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A. Areas of Operation - Semion Mogilevich Organization 
•* B. Locations of Key Members/Associates 

C. Biographical Information on Members/Associates 


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I. SYNOPSIS 

In November 1994, a multinational working group on 
Eurasian organized crime (OC) met in Moscow, Russia, to discuss 
the threat posed by Eurasian criminal organizations. The working 
group, consisting of Russian, German, Italian, and U.S. law 
enforcement representatives, identified five Eurasian criminal 
groups with multinational operations that are of mutual 
investigative interest. 

One of these groups is the Semion Mogilevich 
Organization, based in Budapest, Hungary. Numbering 
approximately 250 members, it is headed by Semion "Seva" 
Mogilevich. Principal activities of the Mogilevich Organization 
include weapons trafficking, nuclear materials trafficking, 
prostitution, drug trafficking, dealing in precious gems, and 
money laundering. The Mogilevich Organization operates across 
Central Europe, including Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, , 
Austria; and Moscow, Russia. Its activities also extend to t:he 
United States, Ukraine, United Kingdom, France, Slovakia,'..and 
Israel. 


The center of the Mogilevich Organization's financial 
operations is Arigon, Ltd., a company registered in the-Channel 
Islands, United Kingdom. Arigon, Ltd. deals extensively with the 
Ukraine, selling oil products to Ukrzaliznytsa, the Ukrainian 
state railway administration. Arigon uses a number of banks in 
its operations, with accounts identified in Stofckholm, Sweden; 

New York City; London, United Kingdom; and Geneva, Switzerland. 
Principal front companies in the United States are FNJ Trade 
Management Corporation in Los Angeles, California, and YBM Magnex 
in Newtown, Pennsylvania. 

The Mogilevich Organization is tied to two other major 
OC groups - the Vyacheslav Ivankov Organization and the 
Solntsevskaya Organization - and also to Eurasian crime figures 
Monya Elson and Alimzhan Tochtachunov. Their operations and 
contacts overlap in some instances, as evidenced by meetings, 
joint investments, and silent partnerships in firms engaged in OC 
activity. 


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3 1. QEg ANIE A TION 

Hungary 

Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich, aka Seva, Senya, 

Sergei Yurievich 

Semion Mogilevich is the leader of a Ukrainian criminal 
organization based in Budapest, Hungary. He is a naturalized 
Israeli citizen, emigrating from .Ukraine in 1989. Mogilevich has 
lived in Herzliya, Israel (a primarily diplomatic community 
outside Tel Aviv) ; Paris, France,- and Budapest, Hungary. He has 
lived in Budapest, Hungary, since 1990. During 1995, Mogilevich 
stayed in Hungary for two months, spending the rest of the year 
in Israel or Paris. 

Semion Mogilevich began his criminal career in the 
1970s with the Lyuberts Mafia group in Russia. His primary * 
activities were petty crimes and counterfeiting. He also-derived 
profits from funeral arrangements. 

In the early 1980s, Semion Mogilevich became affiliated 
with the Solntsevskaya Organization. During this time ihe was 
involved with the organization of Jewish emigration from Russia. 
With limits on assets taken out of the country, Mogilevich 
arranged for emigres to take out additional assents, earning 
profits for his services. Russian authorities reported that 
Mogilevich was sentenced by a Kiev court in 1977 for illegal 
currency dealings. 

In the late 1980s, Semion Mogilevich moved to Poland 
for approximately one year. In 1989, he married and moved to 
Hungary. Following his arrival in Budapest, Mogilevich purchased 
the Black and White Nightclub and several other entertainment 
establishments which serve as bases of operations for criminal 
activity. In early 1991, Mogilevich purchased the Black and 
White Nightclub and U Holubu restaurant in Prague, Czech 
Republic. Another firm acquired by Mogilevich was Arigon, Ltd., 
which was formed from the company Arbat International in Moscow, 
Russia. Arigon was registered in 1990 in Alderney, Channel 
Islands, United Kingdom. 

Semion Mogilevich changed his methods of operation in 
1992, turning to international investment, and illegal financial 
speculation in Hungary (exchanging rubles into East German 
marks). The firm YBM Magnex was established in Budapest'in 1992, 
with Anatoly Kulachenko the chairman. Other officers included 
Igor Fisherman, Alexander Alexandrov, Jacob Bogatin, Frank 
Greenwald, and Sergei Maximov. 


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In 1993, Semion Mogilevich consolidated his businesses, 
investing his own and other investor's assets. Through Arigon, 
he obtained a 90% interest in the firm Army Co-op (701 million 
forints) with the assistance of Victor Naishullex. Army Co-op 
was then used to privatize the state-run Digep machine factory. 
This transaction enabled Mogilevich to become a direct owner of 
the Hungarian armaments industry. Mogilevich also owns a 
furniture-manufacturing company in London, United kingdom, and a 
casino in Moscow, Russia. 

Arigon, ltd. Is involved in selling clothing to the FSU 
and oil to Ukrainian Railways, and obtained exclusive rights to 
insure tourists traveling to Ukraine. Mogilevich also reportedly 
maintains dealings with the Ukrainian energy minister and energy- 
affiliated companies. 

Semion Mogilevich is a key contact of the Solntsevskaya 
Organization. His business affairs are concurrent with thos$ of 
Solntsevskaya. Mogilevich's relationships with Sergei Mikhailov 
and Viktor Averin, leaders of the Solntsevskaya .Organization, are 
described as characterized by fear, but not of subservience. 
Mikhailov and Averin use Mogilevich for establishing financial 
operations. 

Passport records on Semion Mogilevich reveal travel to 
Vienna, Austria; Budapest, Hungary; Munich, Germany; Rome, Italy; 
and Athens, Gjreece. Mogilevich has traveled und^r altered names, 
including Mogilevitch, Mogiletin, and first name Semyon. 
Mogilevich has traveled to Los Angeles, California, no fewer than 
five times between May 1992 and November 1994, using temporary 
visitor visas issued in Tel Aviv, Israel. Mogilevich traveled to 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Miami, 
Florida; and back to Philadelphia between December 1, 1995, and 
December 7, 1995. Mogilevich visited new York City in January 
199G to meet with an individual identified as "Sasha Rezany," 
described as having extensive facial scarring resulting from a 
knife fight. "Sasha Rezany" may be identical to Alexsander 
Roudavsky, a Russian OC figure and Mogilevich associate in 
Philadelphia. 

Alexei Viktorovich 

Alexandrov, aka The Plumber 

Alexei Alexandrov was identified by an FBI source as 
One Of the Santechnik brothers (Sanitation Engineers), the other 
oeing Viktor Alexandrov. The Czech Internal Security Service 
^“IS) identified Alexandrov as a principal figure in the 
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where he acted as Semion Mogilevich's chief negotiator. 

Alexandrov also ran the Prague subsidiary of Arigon for 
Mogilevich. He travels frequently to Russia, Europe, and the 
United States. Alexandrov is an Israeli citizen. His primary 
responsibility in the prostitution business is the placement of 
Russian girls in the market and the creation of legitimate covers 
for them. Mogilevich and Vitaly Savalovsky provide the 
bodyguards for the prostitutes' protection. 

Alexei Alexandrov holds degrees in economics and 
engineering and has a more professional demeanor than most of 
Semion Mogilevich's associates. He was the former director of BP 
Tradeproduction, a Soviet/West German joint trade venture. He is 
also listed as a director of Arigon Co., Ltd. 

FBI Los Angeles reports that Alexei Alexandrov had an 
address listed in California identical to that of Zoya 
Sokolovskaya. « 

Alexei Alexandrov was one of five individuals .declared 
persona non grata by the Czech Republic following the police raid 
on the U Holubu nightclub in Prague on 5/31/95. The others were 
Semion Mogilevich, Anatoly Katrich, Viktor Averin, and.Sergei 
Mikhailov. 

The Hungarian National Police (HNP) identified Alexei 
Alexandrov as Semion Mogilevich's contact with the HNP, providing 
derogatory information on Mogilevich's competitors. 


Vitaly Borisovich Savalovsky 

Vitaly Savalovsky is the "underboss’ 1 to Semion 
Mogilevich. He fraudulently obtained residence status in Hungary 
through a false marriage. He handles protection, smuggling, and 
prostitution for the Organization. 


Igor Alexandrovich Stoliarchuk, aka Stolyarchuk 

Igor Alexandrovich Stoliarchuk handles money laundering 
for Semion Mogilevich. 

Aleksey Anatolyevich Lugovcov, aka Alex, 

Aleksey Sergeyevich Lugovtsov 

Aleksey Anatolyevich Lugovcov, aka "Alex," is the 
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in drug trafficking and smuggling, and is believed to be in 
charge of Semion Mogilevich's prostitution operations. He leads 
of crew of less than a dozen men. 

The U.S. Intelligence Community (USIC) reports that 
Aleksey Lugovtsov is a former Soviet Army tank commander who 
served in East Germany. He is also a former detective for the 
Rovenk'y city police in the Ukraine. 


Sergei Vladimirovich Maximov 

The HNP reports that Sergei Maximov is the chief 
executive officer (CEO) of Army Co-op, Budapest, Hungary, and a 
member of the board of directors of YBM Magnex, Inc. He is also 
listed as the financial manager of Balchug, Ltd., London, United 
Kingdom. Maximov transported $3.8 million from Balchug's London 
accounts to Hungary on behalf of Viktor Naishuller to finance the 
privatization of DIGEP machine factory. Maximov was reportedly 
murdered in Moscow in October 1993, circumstances unknown: -v. 


Igor Mikhailovich Korol 


Igor Korol and his brother, Sergei Korol, head a group 
of gangsters assooiated with Semion Mogilevich operating in 
Budapest, Hungary, and Prague, Czech Republic, icorol is 
reportedly attempting to move in on Ukrainian OC operations in 
Bratislava, Slovakia. Igor Korol reportedly has access to 
Mogilevich's cellular telephones and cars. 


Sergei Mikhailovich Korol 
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Roman Kuzmich Gorin, aka Roma 

Roman Kuzmich Gorin is involved in alien smuggling, 
extortion, money laundering, and trading in stolen goods. He may 
also be involved in murder. 


Dzhambula Otarievich Cereteli, aka Dzambuli 

Dzhambula Cereteli is an associate of Mogilevich's in 
Budapest, Hungary. 


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Irina Ryabakova 

Irina Ryabakova is the acting director of Arigon, Ltd.. 
in Budapest. She represents the company in deals outside of 
Hungary. 


Igor Anatolyevich Tkachenko 

Igor Tkachenko was formerly chief of Semion 
Mogilevich's weapons trafficking crew. He was reportedly 
arrested on charges of armed robbery in 1993 and is serving an 
eight year prison term in Donetsk, Ukraine. 


Anatoly Mikhailov Kulachenko 


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Anatoly Kulachenko is a close associate of 
Semion Mogilevich involved in prostitution .-in Hungary. He .is 
director of Arigon, Ltd., and chairman of the board of YBM 
Magnex, Inc. Kulachenko also took over management of Arbat 
International in Moscow following Mogilevich's departure to 
Poland and Hungary. 


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Vitaly Kachanov / 

Vitaly Kachanov is a member of Tkachenko's weapons 
trafficking crew. 


Sergey Filipenko 

Sergey Filipenko is a member of Tkachenko's weapons 
trafficking crew. 


Konstantin Darazhinsky 

Konstantin Darazhinsky is a member of Tkachenko's 
weapons trafficking crew. 


Vladislav Olifirenko 

Vladislav Olifirenko is a member of Tkachenko's weapons 
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Anton Naskadaton 

Anton Naskadaton is a member of Tkachenko's weapons 
trafficking crew. 


Murtaz and Mikhail Golan 

the Golans are twin brothers identified by the 
Hungarian HNP as criminal associates of Semion Mogilevich. 


Czech Republic 

Konstantin Karat 

Konstantin Karat is an Israeli citizen based in Prague, 
Czech Republic. He is in close contact with.unidentified .members 
of the Russian and Ukrainian embassies in Prague. He is also .an 
officer in two British companies established on behalf of 
Semion Mogilevich - Createbury, Ltd., and Limegold, Ltd. 

Konstantin Karat received a 1995 GMC Jimmy truck, 
shipped from Los Angeles, California, to Magnex RT in Budapest, 
Hungary, on 4/3/95. 


(FNU) Berkovich 

According to the SBU, another member of the Berkovich 
family resides in Prague, Czech Republic, where he is employed at 
U Holubu Restaurant. Mogilevich controls this establishment, 
which was a gathering place for his subordinates prior to the may 
31, 1995, Czech police raid. 


Ukraine 

Vahtang Shalvovich Ubiriya 

Vahtang Ubiriya is a high-ranking official in 
Ukrzaliznytsa, the Ukrainian state railway administration. 

Ubiriya- and Semion Mogilevich have been acquainted for 
approximately 20 years, and are involved in extortion, fraud, and 
illegal currency operations in the Ukraine, including Kiev, 

Odessa, Donetsk, and Lutsk. Ubiriya has a prior conviction for 
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Aj-igon, Ltd.'s sales of oil products from Russia to 
Ukrzaliznytsa. Ubiriya owns the firm ''Vakhtadir' 1 in Kiev, and is 
reportedly the director general of Arigon, Ltd., also in Kiev. 

Vahtang Ubiriya has traveled to the United States to 
pursue oil and gas business deals, but the Ukrainian Security 
Service (SBU) suspects he visited the United States to see a 
longtime acquaintance of Mogilevich, ''Monya.’' "Monya 11 is 
described as a native of Kiev and a criminal clan leader in 
Brooklyn, New York, and is believed to be Monya Elson. (SEE 

links to other groups for additional information on elson). 
Ubiriya has also met with well-known "Mafia" leader Alexander 
Vladimirovich Roudavsky, aka Rezany (Slash), in Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania. 

The USIC reported that Vahtang Ubiriya is the deputy 
chief for fuel acquisition for Ukrzaliznytsa. A photograph 
showed Ubiriya at a Republican Party fundraising event in Dallas, 
Texas, in March 1994. 


Stanislav Nikolayev, aka Stas 

Stanislav Nikolayev is the vice president for sales and 
marketing for YBM Magnex. He is believed to be the former 
president of Arigon, Ltd. in Hungary. 


Vladimir Aronovich Vuliteky 

Vladimir Vulitsky was arrested several times in the 
Ukraine for counterfeiting activities, including production of 
false U.S. currency. 


Vladimir Yeriomenko 

Vladimir Yeriomenko is the head of the YBM Magnex, 
Inc., subsidiary in Kiev, Ukraine. 


Igor Pluzhnikov 

Igor Pluzhnikov is the head of Balchug, Ltd.'s, 
subsidiary in Kiev, Ukraine, and president of the Ukraine 
Cooperation Foundation. 


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Islam Karimov, aka Tatar 

Islam Karimov is the director of Alliance Insurance 
Company, Kiev, Ukraine. He maintains close ties with Semion 
Mogilevich. 


Eugveni Victorovich Imas 

The USIC reports that Eugveni Imas is the president of 
Alliance Credit Bank, Kiev, Ukraine. He is under investigation 
for ties to Semion Mogilevich. 


Semion Davidovich Yakhimovich 

According to the USIC, Semion Yakhimovich is a former 
cellmate of Semion Mogilevich who served time for murder charges. 
He is in charge of a venture named Solomonsky in Kiev, Ukraine. 
Solomonsky operates out of the Kiev railway station, monopolizing 
all railway-affiliated trade. His wife, Margaritaz, resides in 
Los Angeles, California, and maintains close links with the 
Berkovich brothers. 


Valeriy Mikhailovich Silagadze r 

Valeriy Silagad 2 e is a thief-in-law and close contact 
of Semion Mogilevich and Vyacheslav Ivankov. The Ukrainian SBU 
reportedly has information on Silagadze's contacts and criminal 
activities in Ukraine. Silagadze was scheduled to travel to Los 
Angeles, California, in December 1995 to meet with an attorney. 
His point of contact there was a Ukrainian citizen named Vladimir 
Nikolayevich Kudla, a Mogilevich contact in Washington, D.C. 


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Philadelphia 

Igor L'vovich Fisherman 

Igor Fisherman is the president of YBM Magnex, Inc. He 
is working out YBM 1 s facility in Newtown, Pennsylvania. He 
appears to be the commercial middleman between Semion Mogilevich 
and Vahtang Ubiriya. In this capacity, he serves as the 
coordinator of their contacts and criminal activities in the 
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Republic, and Hungary. Fisherman is also affiliated with a firm 
called Szigma Pack Kft in Budapest, used by Sergei Mikhailov for 
unknown purposes. Fisherman was previously a consultant to Chase 
Manhattan Bank in New York City. 

The USIC reports that Igor Fisherman is in charge of 
.Semion Mogilevich's international financial operations. He is a 
trained mathematician. An Israeli citizen currently living in 
the United States, Fisherman initially applied for a refugee visa 
in 1989 at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria. Fisherman 
travels frequently to Eastern Europe. He lists a residence in 
Israel at the same address as Mogilevich associate Leonid Hais. 

He became an Israeli citizen on 4/10/94. 


Jacob Bogatin, aka Yakov Bogatin 

Dr. Jakob Bogatin is the group vice-president of YBM 
Magnex, Inc., working out of YBM 1 s facility in Newtown, 
Pennsylvania. Bogatin is a former professor of physical 
metallurgy at the Polytechnic Institute, Saratov, Russia. He 
entered the United States on 6/12/87, and was employed by SPS 
Technologies, Highland Avenue, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. .Bogatin 
is an expert in powder metallurgy of permanent magnets,'-with a 
PhD. in Metallurgical Sciences. 

Jacob Bogatin contacted the FBI in Philadelphia in May 
1996, at which time he wished to discuss the April 11, 1996, 
United States Department of State/U.S. Immigration and 
Naturalization Service (USDS/INS) denial of visa requests for YBM 
Magnex employees traveling from Hungary and Ukraine to the 
United States. Bogatin has made other inquiries on this matter 
through intermediaries. 

David Bogatin, Yakov's brother, is imprisoned in 
New York State for his involvement in a gasoline tax fraud case. 
He was arrested in Austria after jumping bail in the 
United States while awaiting sentencing. The United Kingdom was 
seeking Bogatin's extradition on bank fraud charges. Bogatin 
pled guilty to evading millions of dollars in state fuel taxes, 
was sentenced to serve eight years in a' state penitentiary and 
pay $5 million in restitution. An FBI source reported that 
Sergei Mikhailov of the Solntsevskaya Organization took over 
businesses run by Bogatin following Bogatin's extradition to the 
United States. These businesses were subsequently sold. 


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Alexander Vladimirovich Roudavaky, aka Rezany (Slash) 

Alexander Roudavsky has been identified by several 
sources as an Russian OC leader in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
He is the connection between Semion Mogilevich's operations in 
Los Angeles and YBM Magnex in Newtown, Pennsylvania. He owns a 
business in Philadelphia called MGA Flowers, Inc. 


Robert VentreHca 

Robert Ventresca is on the board of directors of YBM 
Magnex and the president of Alpha Financial Group, Inc., 
Fountainville, Pennsylvania. 


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Aleksandr Semenovich Pressman 

Aleksandr Pressman is a close associate of Semion 
Mogilevich involved in money laundering for both Mogilevich and 
Vyacheslav Ivankov. There is a possibility Pressman is : ..identical 
to an individual identified as Tzigan, an associate of Mogilevich 
engaged in money laundering, based on the similarities in their 
activities and associates. , 


Tzigan 

Tzigan, aka Gypsy, is an important contact in 
Los Angeles, California, of Mogilevich and Vyacheslav Ivankov. 
Mogilevich has traveled on a number occasions to Los Angeles from 
Budapest to visit Tzigan, stopping in New York to confer with 
Ivankov first. Sources maintain that Tzigan is the right hand 
man" for Monya Elson. While Elson and Ivankov are presently at 
odds, Tzigan moves large sums of money for Ivankov from accounts 
in Luxembourg to financial institutions either in Paraguay or 
Uruguay. He has personally received instructions from Eduard 
Ivankov and Mogilevich at meetings in Budapest, Hungary. Tzigan 
has also discussed real estate transactions with Mogilevich as 
well. Tzigan is believed to be involved in Elson's drug 
trafficking activities, using a legitimate Los Angeles business 
address as a front. FBI sources report Tzigan recently 
transported approximately three million dollars in cash in a 
suitcase from Los Angeles to Budapest. 


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Vladimir Leonidovich Berkovich 

Vladimir Berkovich is a resident of Los Angeles, father 
of Oleg Berkovich, and a principal lieutenant of Semion 
Mogilevich. Berkovich has no visible means of support. He has 
registered the business names International Chemical Industries, 
Presidential Property, and Teropack International, Inc. He also 
is a silent partner in a Los Angeles restaurant called the Palm 
Terrace, a gathering place for Russian OC figures in Los Angeles. 
Berkovich has no criminal record or warrants. The SBU reports 
Berkovich is involved in racketeering, drug trafficking and 
counterfeiting in the United States. An FBI Los Angeles source 
claims Berkovich arranges contract murders, bringing in "hitmen" 
from Russia under tourist visas, out of the Palm Terrace 
Restaurant. He supplies them with weapons and arranges for their 
return trip to Russia. 

Investigation by FBI Los Angeles revealed that the, 
Lucas Avenue address for Teropack International, Inc. is a vacant 
meeting room. As of 4/3/95, Lucas International:Corporation, .at 
the same address, has received $17,000 from the account of 
Arigon, Ltd., in the United Kingdom. 


Isai Leonidovich Berkovich, aka Isay 

Isai Berkovich is a resident of InglevJood, California. 
He is affiliated with three businesses: International Auto Body; 
and.^George's Body Shop, all located in the Los Angeles area. 

Isai Berkovich has no criminal record and no warrants. He owns 
two registered firearms. He identifies his profession as a 
mechanic. FBI Los Angeles identified his mother, Basia 
Berkovich, and Mariana Berkovich, as residents at Isai 
Berkovich's address. 

Isai, Oleg, and Vladimir Berkovich are all relatives of 
Semion Mogilevich and are believed to be naturalized U.S. 
citizens. FBI Los Angeles reports they are involved in criminal 
activities. 


Oleg Berkovich, aka Jan Tibor, Tibor Jan, aka 
Alex Berkowitz 

Oleg Berkovich is a resident of Los Angeles, 
California, the son of Vladimir and Lora Berkovich. Berkovich's 
business card identifies his employer as Magnex, Ltd., Semion 
Mogilevich 1 s company in Hungary. 


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Oleg Berkovich was arrested and convicted in 
Los Angeles, California, on charges of solicitation to commit 
murder on 10/11/89. He was sentenced to four years in prison and 
paroled in January 1991. 

The HNP identified Oleg Berkovich attempting to travel 
to Austria on 2/8/94 using a passport in the name of Tibor Jan or 
jan Tibor. His identification cards listed him as Alex 
Berkovitz, deputy manager for production and industry of YBM 
Magnex, Inc. 


Eduard Garmel, aka Edik Garmel, Edouard Garmel, 

Edward Garmel, Angela Davis 

Eduard Garmel has been identified by a confidential 
source as a lieutenant of Sernion Mogilevich in Los Angeles, 
California. He is an associate of Maksim Pestun, the registered 
agent for Paralink Union Corporation, Los Angeles', California. 
Garmel is reportedly attempting to broker the shipment of stolen 
automobiles (primarily Mercedes and BMW) from Eastern Europe to 
Los Angeles through Paralink. Garmel is also involved in 
brokering the sale of businesses owned by Mogilevich. 

Edik Garmel recently met with two Russians from 
New York City who are described as having connections with the 
Genovese La Cosa Nostra (LCN) Family. The Russians were 
identified as Boris Davidovsky, aka Borya; and "Cyoma." The 
Russians were attempting to broker a contract for the disposal of 
toxic medical waste. Garmel will allegedly arrange for the 
disposal of the waste in the Chernobyl region of Ukraine, 
probably through payoffs to the decontamination authority there. 


Maksim Pestun 

Maksim Pestun is the registered agent for Paralink 
Union Corporation in Los Angeles, California, and the chief 
associate of Eduard Garmel. Pestun and Garmel have used Paralink 
Union as a sponsor to extend their U.S. visas. 


Leib Yarmolkin, aka Leonard Yarmolkin 

Leonard Yarmolkin is the president of FNJ Trade 
Management Corporation and the vice-president of Milana Trading 
Co. in Los Angeles, California. Yarmolkin's wife, Zoya 
Sokolovskaya, and Mikail Bezman, are also officers in FNJ. FNJ 
is a wholesale general merchandiser. 


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An FBI source reported that Leib Yarmolkin used to be a 
residential burglar and fencer of stolen goods for other Russian 
burglars in Los Angeles. 

In 1991, Andrey Shelukin, the manager of Altex 
corporation, filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police 
Department alleging that Yarmolkin and Mikail Bezman attempted to 
extort him for $120,000 at his company in the Czech Republic. 

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) dropped the case when no 
threats were made in the United States. Following meetings in 
the United States in September 1991, Yarmolkin reportedly made 
calls to Moscow and Prague demanding indemnity payments for time 
and money expended on business deals. When payments were not 
forthcoming, Yarmolkin threatened to have “Seva" {Mogilevich) 
collect the money. In October 1991, three armed Ukrainians 
visited the head of the Prague subsidiary of Altex and demanded 
$ 100 , 000 . 

Mike Berkovich, aka Mikhail Berkovich 

According to an FBI Los Angeles source, Mike Berkovich 
was involved in racketeering with Ukrainian OC figure Dmitri 
Sokolov (killed in 1994 by a Russian extortion victim). Mike 
Berkovich is a cousin of Vladimir Berkovich. 


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Rostyslav Leonidovich Berkovich 

Rostyslav Berkovich immigrated to the United States in 
1975. The SBU reports Berkovich is involved in racketeering, 
drug trafficking and counterfeiting in the United States. 


Zoya Sokolovskaya 

The HNP reports that Zoya Sokolovskaya is the secretary 
of FNJ Trade Management Corporation in Los Angeles. FBI 
Los Angeles lists Sokolovskaya as a co-owner of the firm with 
Leib Yarmolkin. 

An FBI source reported that Zoya Sokolovskaya obtained 
U.s. residency through a fraudulent marriage, divorcing her first 
husband to marry Leib Yarmolkin. Sokolovskaya is a business 
partner of Semion Mogilevich's ex-wife, Tatiana, and also of 
Maria Solodka, nee Katz, former wife of deceased Russian OC 
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Mikail Bezman, aka 

Mikail Bezman is a close associate of Leib Yarmolkin 
and Zoya Sokolovskaya, and an employee of FNJ Trade Management. 

He is also listed as the president of Milana Trading Company in 
Vernon, California. 

In 1991, Ahdrey Shelukin, the manager of Altex 
Corporation, filed a complaint with the Los .Angeles Police 
Department alleging that Yarmolkin and Mikail Bezman attempted to 
extort him for $120,000 at his company in the Czech Republic. 

The LAPD dropped the case when no threats were made in the United 
States. Following meetings in the United States in September 
1991, Yarmolkin reportedly made calls to Moscow and Prague 
demanding indemnity payments for time and money expended on 
business deals. When payments were not forthcoming, Yarmolkin 
threatened to have "Seva" (Mogilevich) collect the money. In 
October 1991, three armed Ukrainians visited the head of the , 
Prague subsidiary of Altex and demanded $100,000. 

In 1984, Mikail Bezman and his wife Olga Berkovich were 
named as defendants in a civil suit by Isai Berkovich, Basia 
Berkovich, and Oleg Berkovich. The parties were involved in a 
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Tatiana Mogilevich, aka Tatiana Mogilevitch, aka 
Tatiana Mogelevitch 

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Tatiana Mogilevich is a resident of Los Angeles, 
California, and a business partner of Zoya Sokolovskaya in a firm 
called Msdassist Medical Supply and Equipment. She is 
Semion Mogilevich's ex-wife. 


Rubin Bershatski 

Rubin Bershatski is listed as the owner of the Palm 
Terrace restaurant in Los Angeles, California. 


Sabrina Guberman, nee Zilberman 

Sabrina Guberman is a resident of W. Hollywood, 
California, and an associate of Semion Mogilevich and 
Oleg Berkovich. Guberman was identified as the subscriber to a 
telephone number called by Semion Mogilevich prior to 2/24/95. 
Mogilevich was apparently trying to reach a Steve (LNU). 


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SYNOPSIS. 

ORGANIZATION. 

OPERATIONS. 

LINKS TO OTHER OC GROUPS 

FINANCES. 

POLICE/PUBLIC CORRUPTION 

COMMUNICATIONS. 

CHARACTERISTICS. 

ASSOCIATED BUSINESSES... 

ASSESSMENT. 

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A. Areas of Operation - Semion Mogilevich Organization 

B. Locations of Key Members/Associates 

C. Biographical Information on Members/Associates 


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In November 1994, a multinational working group on 
Eurasian organized crime (OC) met in Moscow, Russia, to discuss 
the threat posed by Eurasian criminal organizations. The working 
group, consisting of Russian, German, Italian, and U.S. law 
enforcement representatives, identified five Eurasian criminal 
groups with multinational operations that are of mutual 
investigative interest. 

One of these groups is the Semion Mogilevich 
Organization, based in Budapest, Hungary. Numbering 
approximately 250 members, it is headed by Semion "Seva" 
Mogilevich. Principal activities of the Mogilevich Organization 
include weapons trafficking, nuclear materials trafficking, 
prostitution, drug trafficking, dealing in precious gems, and 
money laundering. The Mogilevich Organization operates across 
Central Europe, including Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, ^ 
Austria; and Moscow, Russia. Its activities also extend to the 
United States, Ukraine, United Kingdom, France, Slovakia,'and 
Israel. 


The center of the Mogilevich Organization's'financial 
operations is Arigon, Ltd., a company registered in thd-Channel 
Islands, United Kingdom. Arigon, Ltd. deals extensively with the 
Ukraine, selling oil products to Ukrzaliznytsa, the Ukrainian 
state railway administration. Arigon uses a number of banks in 
its operations, with accounts identified in Stockholm, Sweden; 

New York City; London, United Kingdom; and Geneva, Switzerland. 
Principal front companies in the United States are FNJ Trade 
Management Corporation in Los Angeles, California, and YBM Magnex 
in Newtown, Pennsylvania. 

The Mogilevich Organization is tied to two other major 
OC groups - the Vyacheslav Ivankov Organization and the 
Solntsevskaya Organization - and also to Eurasian crime figures 
Monya Elson and Alimzhan Tochtachunov. Their operations and 
contacts overlap in some instances, as evidenced by meetings, 
joint investments, and silent partnerships in firms engaged in OC 
activity. 


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Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich, aka Seva, Senya, 

Sergei Yurievich 

Semion Mogilevich is the leader of a Ukrainian criminal 
organization based in Budapest, Hungary. He is a naturalized 
Israeli citizen, emigrating from .Ukraine in 1989. Mogilevich has 
lived in Herzliya, Israel (a primarily diplomatic community 
outside Tel Aviv); Paris, France; and Budapest, Hungary. He has 
lived in Budapest, Hungary, since 1990. During 1995, Mogilevich 
stayed in Hungary for two months, spending the rest of the year 
in Israel or Paris. 

Semion Mogilevich began his' criminal career in the 
1970s with the Lyuberts Mafia group in Russia. His primary * 
activities were petty crimes and counterfeiting. He also-derived 
profits from funeral arrangements. 

In the early 1980s, Semion Mogilevich became affiliated 
with the Solntsevskaya Organization. During this time \\ie was 
involved with the organization of Jewish emigration from Russia. 
With limits on assets taken out of the country, Mogilevich 
arranged for emigres to take out additional assess, earning 
profits for his services. Russian authorities reported that 
Mogilevich was sentenced by a Xiev court in 1977 for illegal 
currency dealings. 

In the late 1980s, Semion Mogilevich moved to Poland 
for approximately one year. In 1989, he married and moved to 
Hungary. Following his arrival in Budapest, Mogilevich purchased 
the Black and White Nightclub and several other entertainment 
establishments which serve as bases of operations for criminal 
activity. In early 1991, Mogilevich purchased the Black and 
White Nightclub and U Holubu restaurant in Prague, Czech 
Republic. Another firm acquired by Mogilevich was Arigon, Ltd., 
which was formed from the company Arbat International in Moscow, 
Russia. Arigon was registered in 1990 -in Alderney, Channel 
Islands, United Kingdom. 

Semion Mogilevich changed his methods of operation in 
1992, turning to international investment, and illegal financial 
speculation in Hungary (exchanging rubles into East German 
marks). The firm YBM Magnex was established in Budapest'in 1992, 
with Anatoly Kulachenko the chairman. Other officers included 
Igor Fisherman, Alexander Alexandrov, Jacob Bogatin, Frank 
Greenwald, and Sergei Maximov. 


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Tn 1993, Semion Mogilevich consolidated his businesses, 
investing his own and other investor's assets. Through Arigon, 
he obtained a 90% interest in the firm Array Co-op (701 million 
forints) with the assistance of Victor Naishuller. Army Co-op 
was then used to privatize the state-run Digep machine factory. 
This transaction enabled Mogilevich to become a direct owner of 
the Hungarian armaments industry. Mogilevich also owns a 
furniture-manufacturing company in London, United kingdom, and a 
casino in Moscow, Russia. 

Arigon, ltd. Is involved in selling clothing to the FSU 
and oil to Ukrainian Railways, and obtained exclusive rights to 
insure tourists traveling to Ukraine. Mogilevich also reportedly 
maintains dealings with the Ukrainian energy minister and energy- 
affiliated companies. 

Semion Mogilevich is a key contact of the Solntsevskaya 
Organization. His business affairs are concurrent with thos? of 
Solntsevskaya. Mogilevich's relationships with Sergei Mikhailov 
and Viktor Averin, leaders of the Solntsevskaya .Organization, are 
described as characterized by fear, but not of subservience. 
Mikhailov and Averin use Mogilevich for establishing financial 
operations. 

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Passport records on Semion Mogilevich reveal travel to 
Vienna, Austria; Budapest, Hungary; Munich, Germany,- Rome, Italy; 
and Athens, Greece. Mogilevich has traveled under altered names, 
including Mogilevitch, Mogiletin, and first name Semyon. 
Mogilevich has traveled to Los Angeles, California, no fewer than 
five, times between May 1992 and November 1994, using temporary 
visitor visas issued in Tel Aviv, Israel. Mogilevich traveled to 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,- Miami, 
Florida; and back to Philadelphia between December 1, 1995, and 
December 7, 1995. Mogilevich visited new York City in January 
1996 to meet with an individual identified as "Sasha Rezany," 
described as having extensive facial scarring resulting from a 
knife fight. "Sasha Rezany" may be identical to Alexsander 
Roudavsky, a Russian OC figure and Mogilevich associate in 
Philadelphia. 

Alexei Viktorovich 

Alexandrov, aka The Plumber 

Alexei Alexandrov was identified by an FBI source as 
of the Santechnik brothers (Sanitation Engineers), the other 
being Viktor Alexandrov. The Czech Internal Security Service 
identified Alexandrov as a principal figure in the 
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where he acted as Semion Mogilevich's chief negotiator. 

Alexandrov also ran the Prague subsidiary of Arigon for 
Mogilevich. He travels frequently to Russia, Europe, and the 
United States. Alexandrov is an Israeli citizen. His primary 
responsibility in the prostitution business is the placement of 
Russian girls in the market and the creation of legitimate covers 
for them. Mogilevich and Vitaly Savaloveky provide the 
bodyguards for the prostitutes' protection. 

Alexei Alexandrov holds degrees in economics and 
engineering and has a more professional demeanor than most of 
Semion Mogilevich's associates. He was the former director of BP 
Tradeproduction, a Soviet/West German joint trade venture. He is 
also listed as a director of Arigon Co., Ltd. 

FBI Los Angeles reports that Alexei Alexandrov had an 
address listed in California identical to that of Zoya 
Sokolovs kaya. j 

Alexei Alexandrov was one of five individuals .declared 
persona non grata by the Czech Republic following the police raid 
on the U Holubu nightclub in Prague on 5/31/95. The others were 
Semion Mogilevich, Anatoly Katrich, Viktor Averin, and .Sergei 
Mikhailov. 

The Hungarian National Police (HNP) identified Alexei 
Alexandrov as Semion Mogilevich's contact with the HNP, providing 
derogatory information on Mogilevich's competitors. 


Vitaly Borisovich Savalovsky 

Vitaly Savalovsky is the "underboss" to Semion 
Mogilevich. He fraudulently obtained residence status•in Hungary 
through a false marriage. He handles protection, smuggling, and 
prostitution for the Organization. 


Igor Alexandrovich Stoliarchuk, aka Stolyarchuk 

Igor Alexandrovich Stoliarchuk handles money laundering 
for Semion Mogilevich, 


Aleksey Anatolyevich Lugovcov, aka Alex, 

Aleksey Sergeyevich LugovtBOV 

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in drug trafficking and smuggling, and is believed to be in 
charge of Semion Mogilevich's prostitution operations. He leads 
of crew of less than a dozen men. 

The U.S. Intelligence Community (USIC) reports that 
Aleksey Lugovtsov is a former Soviet Army tank commander who 
served in East Germany. He is also a former detective for the 
Rovenk'y city police in the Ukraine, 


Sergei Vladimirovich Maximov 

The HNP reports that Sergei Maximov is the chief 
executive officer (CEO) of Army Co-op, Budapest, Hungary, and a 
member of the board of directors of YBM Magnex, Inc. He is also 
listed as the financial manager of Balchug, Ltd., London, United 
Kingdom. Maximov transported $3.6 million from Balchug's London 
accounts to-Hungary on behalf of Viktor Naishuller to finance the 
privatization of DIGEP machine factory. Maximov was reportedly 
murdered in Moscow in October 1993, circumstances unknown: 


Igor Mikhailovich Korol 

Igor Korol and his brother, Sergei Korol, head a group 
of gangsters associated with Semion Mogilevich operating in 
Budapest, Hungary, and Prague, Czech Republic. -Korol is 
reportedly attempting to move in on Ukrainian OC operations in 
Bratislava, Slovakia. Igor Korol reportedly has access to 
Mogilevich's cellular telephones and cars. 


Sergei Mikhailovich Korol 
SEE Igor Mikhailovich Korol. 


Roman Kuzmich Gorin, aka Roma 

Roman Kuzmich Gorin is involved in alien smuggling, 
extortion, money laundering, and trading in stolen goods. He may 
also be involved in murder. 


Dzhambula Otarievich Cereteli., aka Dzanibuli 

Dzhambula Cereteli is an associate of Mogilevich's in 
Budapest-, Hungary. 


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Irina Ryabakova 

Irina Ryabakova is the acting director of Arigon, Ltd., 
in Budapest. She represents the company in deals outside of 
Hungary. 


Igor Anatolyevich Tkachenko 

Igor Tkachenko was formerly chief of Semion 
Mogilevich's weapons trafficking crew. He was reportedly 
arrested on charges of armed robbery in 1993 and is serving an 
eight year prison term in Donetsk, Ukraine. 


Anatoly Mikhailov Kulachenko 

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Anatoly Kulachenko is a close associate of 
Semion Mogilevich involved in prostitution :in Hungary. .He :xs a 
director of Arigon, Ltd., and chairman of the board of YBM 
Magnex, Inc. Kulachenko also took over management of Arbat 
International in Moscow following Mogilevich's departure to 
Poland and Hungary. 


Vitaly Kachanov ' 

Vitaly Kachanov is a member of Tkachenko's weapons 
trafficking crew. 


Sergey Filipenko 

Sergey Filipenko is a member of Tkachenko's weapons 
trafficking crew. 


Konstantin Darazhineky 

Konstantin Darazhinsky is a member of Tkachenko's 
weapons trafficking crew. 


Vladislav Olifirenko 

Vladislav Olifirenko is a member of Tkachenko's weapons 
trafficking crew. 


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Guberman listed addresses on credit applications that were 
identical to those of Tatiana Mogilevich and Oleg Berkovich. 


Bella Guberman 

Bella Guberman, husband of Sabrina Guberman, has 
received $438,940 from Arigon, Ltd. 

Igor Guberman 

Igor Guberman, son of Bella and Sabrina Guberman, has 
received $149,592 from Arigon, Ltd. 


Alexander Landa 

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Alexander Landa is the owner of Best Auto .Sales.' he 
has received over $33,000 from Arigon, Ltd. 


New York City 

Lazar Leonidovich Berkovich 

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The SBU identified Lazar Leonidovich Berkovich as one 
of Semion Mogilevich’s relatives residing in New York City. The 
SBU Reports that Berkovich is a manger of a company called 
"New York Management" and the director of "International Chemical 
Company." Prior to coming to New York City, Berkovich lived in 
Italy, where he directed Russian OC activities. The SBU claims 
he was involved in the trafficking of antique relics, homicide 
and robbery. In 1978, Berkovich and his men were involved in an 
armed confrontation with a rival Italian criminal group, during 
which Berkovich was seriously wounded. He escaped from Italian 
authorities and relocated to the United States. 


San Diego, California 
Dmitry Itkin 

Dmitry Itkin is a resident of San Diego, California. 
Itkin and Viktor Naishuller are the owners of Finbrok, Ltd., 
Nassau, Bahamas; and Balchug USA, Inc., San Diego, California. 
Itkin, Naishuller, et al., are believed to be laundering illegal 
proceeds for Semion Mogilevich. 


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Romas Marcinkevicius 

Romas Marcinkevicius is an associate of Boris Gordin, 
the subject of an FBI money laundering investigation in 
Connecticut. Marcinkevicius is the president of the Latvian firm 
Romar Firma, Mazeikai, Lithuania. A confidential source reported 
that Marcinkevicius was involved in laundering money from Moscow, 
Russia, possibly old KGB and Communist Party funds. The money 
was used to purchase raw materials for resale on the world 
market. 


In June 1993, Romas Marcinkevicius received a wire 
transfer of $800,000 to his U.S. account from Parex Bank in Riga, 
Latvia. The money was transferred through two other accounts - 
including Skandinavska Enskida Banken account #5277 82 056 6^, 
Stockholm, Sweden. The Skandinavska Enskida Banken account is 
identical to that used by Semion Mogilevich, according to the 
SBU. 


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Vladimir Nikolayevich Kudla r 

Vladimir Kudla is a contact of Semion Mogilevich in 
Washington, D.C. Kudla was scheduled to meet thief-in-law 
Valeriy Silagadze in Los Angeles in December 1995. 


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Anatoly Katrich 

Anatoly Katrich, now based in Israel after being banned 
from the Czech Republic, was the key figure in the Mogilevich 
Organization in the Czech Republic. Katrich maintains frequent 
telephone contact with Mogilevich in Budapest, and also mails 
periodic reports on the organization's activities in Prague to 
Arigon, Ltd., in Budapest. Katrich is allegedly involved in drug 
trafficking and money laundering in Israel in cooperation with 
Alexander Tiutiun and Alexander Feigelson. He is a partner of 
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Reporting from the USIC revealed Anatoly Katrich was 
the manager of the U Holubu restaurant in Prague. Katrich was 
the key figure behind Semion Mogilevich’s efforts to reinvigorate 
his operation in the Czech Republic. He was also allegedly the • 
man behind Mogilevich's operations in France, which included drug 
trafficking. Katrich is tied to the firm Arotex in Prague, Czech 
Republic. 


An unidentified company owned by Anatoly Katrich went 
bankrupt and was sold to a bidder in Prague. The deal 
subsequently fell through, after which Shabtai Kalmanovich 
visited Prague. Shortly after Kalmanovich 1 s visit in October 
3.995, the business was listed for sale in the classified ads of a 
newspaper for eight million crowns. 


Leonid Jacobovich Haie 


Leonid Hais, formerly based in Prague, Czech Republic, 
has maintained close contacts with the Russian and Ukrainian 
embassies in Prague. Hais holds Israeli citizenship. He is a 
partner in the Prague firm Asma-Fia with Anatoly Katrich and 
Mikhail Wasserman. ; 


Alexander Tiutiun t 

Alexander Tiutiun was based in Prague, Czech Republic, 
and-Aike Hais, maintains close ties with the Russian and 
Ukrainian embassies. Tiutiun is an Israeli citizen. Along with 
Anatoly Katrich and Alexander Feigelson, Tiutiun is involved in 
money laundering and drug trafficking in Israel. They also are 
co-owners of a commerce and investments company. 


Mikhail Wasserman, aka Mikhail Vinokur, Moisha, 

Michael Vesseraen 

SBU information indicates that Mikhail Wasserman is a 
resident of Kiev, Ukraine. He is responsible for coordinating 
criminal activity in the Czech Republic. The BIS and SBU state 
that criminal groups under Wasserman‘s domain are involved in the 
trafficking of illegal weapons, radioactive materials, and 
precious gems, and assassinations. They are also involved in 
prostitution. Wasserman maintains close contact with members of 
the Russian and Ukrainian embassies in Prague. Wasserman and 
Anatoly Katrich are partners in Leman, a firm in Prague. 


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USIC reporting indicates Mikhail Wasserman emigrated to 
Israel on 2/5/93 . 


Shabtai Kalmanovich 

Shabtai Kalmanovich is a powerful associate of the 
solntsevskaya Organization currently residing in Budapest, 
Hungary. He is a millionaire Russian emigre and Israeli citizen 
with ties to former KGB agents and high-level Russian, Israeli, 
and other government officials throughout the world. 

Shabtai Kalmanovich maintains an estate in the West 
African country of Sierra Leone, where he reportedly manages the 
affairs of incarcerated Russian OC leader Marat Balagula, the 
former leader of the Organizatsiya in New York City. 

Kalmanovich’s domain includes the firm Liat Natalie, which owns 
sole rights'to import pharmaceuticals and medical products from 
Hungary into Russia. These ventures earn nearly $5 million per 
month . Kalmanovich’s associates in this .lucrative business are 
Iosif Kobzon and the incarcerated Vyacheslav Ivankov. 

Israeli passports have been obtained by Shabtai 
Kalmanovich in short order for members of the Solntsevskaya 
Organization and Mogilevi.ch Organization. Based on the ease with 
which Kalmanovich apparently obtains Israeli documentation for 
Solntsevskaya and Mogilevich associates, Kalmanovich likely has 
connections in the Israeli Government. 


Alexander Grogorievich Feigelson 

Alexander Feigelson is a co-owner of an unidentified 
commerce and investment company (possibly K.T.F.) with Alexander 
Tiutiun and Anatoly Katrich. They are also allegedly involved in 
drug trafficking and money laundering in Israel. Feigelson 
emigrated to Israel on May 8,1991. 


Dan Mor 

Dan Mor is reportedly involved in a scheme to import 
drugs into the United Kingdom through an unnamed shipping 
company. His associates in this scheme are Mikhail Wasserman and 
Barukh Eilon. Mor emigrated to Israel in 1948. 


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Barukh Eilon 

Barukh Eilon may be involved in a drug trafficking 
operation using a shipping company to transport drugs into the 
United Kingdom. Eilon's associates in this scheme are Dan Mor 
and Mikhail Wasserman. 


Galina Alekszejevna Teles 

Galina Teles is Semion Mogilevich's girlfriend. She 
emigrated to Israel on November 20, 1991. She stays at the Plaza 
Hotel in Tel Aviv. Teles has escorted Mogilevich to Hungary, and 
recently received a Jaguar automobile from him as a gift. 


Mikhail Fichnick , 

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Mikhail Fichnick attended the party for Sergei 
Mikhailov at the U Holubu restaurant in Prague in May 1995. He 
is a fugitive fleeing drug charges in Israel, and is currently 
believed to be in the United States. 


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Alexander Alexandrov 

Alexander Alexandrov is a former member of the Russian 
parliament, or Duma. He is the brother of Alexei Viktorovich 
Alexandrov, and is a shareholder in Arigon, Ltd. He is also a 
member of the YBM Magnex board of directors. 


Viktor Grigurievich Naishuller,aka Naishuller 

Viktor Naishuller is believed to control the Balchug 
Group, a holding company consisting of Balchug bank in Moscow; 
Balchug Corporation, a furniture company with offices in London 
and Moscow; and Balchug USA, Inc., the subsidiary of Balchug 
Corporation in San Diego. Naishuller and Dmitry Itkin are the 
owners of Finbrok, Ltd., Nassau, Bahamas; and Balchug USA, Inc,, 
Naishuller helped Semion Mogilevich finance the purchase of Army 
Co-op and the privatization of DIGEp machine factory through a 
bank in London, United Kingdom. The Ukrainian SBU reported that 
Naishuller and Sergei Maksimov, the financial manager of Balchug 
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October 1993, circumstances unknown. However, recent FBI 
investigation contradicts this information. 


Italy 

Monya Elson 

Monya Elson, aka Mandel, is an associate of many of 
Vyacheslav Ivankov's partners and associates. A former bodyguard 
for New York City Organizatsiya head Marat Balagula, Elson has 
been involved in the United States and abroad in extortion, drug 
trafficking, forgery, and murder conspiracy. Most recently 
located in Italy, Elson is a principal player in the control of 
diamond, gold, and other jewelry exports from the United States 
and other countries to Russia. Elson receives a kickback on 
every diamond and jewelry deal he brokers in Moscow. 

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Semion Mogilevich was reportedly a key figure in 
arranging for Monya Elson's safe departure in late 1993-early 

1994 from the United States following at least four assassination 
attempts on Elson's life. 

Italian authorities arrested Monya Elson in March 1995 
in Fano, Italy. He was extradited to the United States in April 

1995 to stand trial on charges of murder, attempted murder, 
conspiracy, and extortion. 


Salvatore DeFalco 

Salvatore DeFalco was identified by the Czech Police as 
a Camorra member in contact with Semion Mogilevich's organization 
in Prague, Czech Republic in September 1993. FBI information 
indicates DeFalco is a lower-echelon member of the Giuliano Clan 
of the Camorra. Defalco holds a California driver's license. 

The Italian Servizio Centrals Operativo (SCO) reported 
that Defalk was arrested in Frankfurt, Germany, on 9/6/94 on 
charges of criminal association and check fraud. The SCO did not 
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Adrian Bernard Churchward 

Adrian Churchward is the managing director and 
counselor of Arigon, Ltd., in the United Kingdom. He is married 
to Galina Grigorieva, Semion Mogilevich's ex-wife. 

Galina Vasilyvena Grigorieva, aka 

Galina Grigorieva Churchward 

Galina Grigorieva Churchward is listed as one of the 
directors of Arigon Co., Ltd. She previously had a relationship 
with Semion Mogilevich. She is married to Adrian Churchward. 


Vul Valeriy Aronovics 

The HNP identified Vul Aronovics as a contact; of Semion 
Mogilevich. Aronovics is the owner of a maritime fleet''in 
Siberia and was in the furniture business. In 1994 he left 
Russia, had his enemies killed, and is now the Russian OC chief 
in New Zealand. He established a bank there with a branch in 
Moscow, Russia. Aronovics also arranged for the transport of 2-3 
kilograms of diamonds from Siberia as collateral for loans from 
banks. 


III. OPERATIONS 

The Semion Mogilevich Organization, based in Budapest, 
Hungary, numbers approximately 50-250 members. Principal 
activities of the Mogilevich Organization include weapons 
trafficking, prostitution, drug trafficking, dealing in precious 
gems, trafficking in stolen art, extortion, and money laundering. 
The Mogilevich Organization operates across Central Europe, 
including Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; and Moscow, 
Russia. Its activities also extend to the United States, 

Ukraine, the United Kingdom, France, and Israel. 

Semion Mogilevich began his criminal career in the 
1970s with the Lyuberts Mafia group in Russia. His primary 
activities were petty crimes and counterfeiting. He also derived 
profits from funeral arrangements. 


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In the early 1980s, Semion Mogilevich became affiliated 
with the Solntsevskaya Organization. During this time he was 
involved with the organization of Jewish emigration from Russia 
and the lucrative salvage of personal assets belonging to Russian 
jews emigrating to Israel (The Soviet Government placed 
restrictions on assets leaving the country). 

In the late 1980s, Semion Mogilevich moved to Poland 
for approximately one year. In 1989 he married and moved to 
Hungary. In early 1991, Mogilevich purchased the Black and White 
bar and U Holubu restaurant in Prague, Czech Republic. Another 
firm acguired by Mogilevich was Arigon, Ltd., which was formed 
from the company Arbat International in Moscow, Russia. Arigon 
was registered in 1990 in Alderney, Channel Islands, United 
Kingdom. 


Semion Mogilevich changed his method of operation in 
1992, turning to international investment and illegal financial 
speculation in Hungary (primarily the exchange of rubles into' 

East German marks) . The firm YBM Magnex was established in 
Budapest in 1992, with Anatoly Kulachenko the chairman. Other, 
officers included Igor Fisherman, Alexander Alexandrov, Yakob 
Eogatin, Frank Greenwald, and Sergei Vladimirovich Maximov. 

In 1993, Semion Mogilevich consolidated his businesses, 
investing his own and other investors' assets. Through Arigon, 
he obtained a 90% interest in the firm Army Co-op, Ltd. (701 
million forints) with the assistance of Victor Naishuller. 
Finances for the transaction came from the accounts of Balchug, 
Ltd..,, London, United Kingdom. The person making the transaction 
was identified as Sergei Maximov, chief executive officer of Army 
Co-op and a member of the YBM Magnex board of directors. Army 
Co-op was then used to privatize the state-run DIGE? machine 
factory. This transaction enabled Mogilevich to become a direct 
owner of the Hungarian armaments industry. Mogilevich also owns 
Balchug, Ltd., a furniture-manufacturing company in London, 

United Kingdom, and the Balehug-Kempinski Hotel and Casino in 
Moscow, Russia. 

The Black and White Nightclub serves as the base of 
operations for the Semion Mogilevich Organization. Mogilevich 
runs an extensive prostitution operation out of the Black and 
White Nightclubs in Prague and Budapest. Mogilevich's security 
squads, contract hit squads, prostitutes, weapons trafficking, 
and recruitment are handled or provided by group members in Kiev, 
Ukraine, and Moscow, Russia. 

The center of the Mogilevich Organization's financial 
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Islands, United Kingdom. Arigon, Ltd. deals extensively with the 
Ukraine, selling oil products to the Ukrainian Administration of 
Railway Communications. Arigon, Ltd. is also involved in selling 
clothing to the FSU and maintains exclusive rights to insure 
tourists traveling to the Ukraine. Mogilevich also reportedly 
maintains dealings with the Ukrainian energy minister and energy- 
affiliated companies. Mogilevich, through Arigon, Ltd., has 
reportedly laundered over $30 million from Europe into the United 
States. Arigon uses a number of banks in its operations, with 
accounts identified in Stockholm, Sweden; London, United Kingdom; 
New York City; and Geneva, Switzerland. 

Czech police report that the headquarters of the 
Mogilevich Organization in Prague is U Holubu restaurant, at 
least prior to the May 1995 Czech police raid on the restaurant. 
Other meeting places in Prague included pizzerias in Vinohrodska, 
bars in Konovava, and discotheques. Profits from illegal 
activities were laundered through the U Holubu restaurant, which 
includes a bar, casino, and discotheque. Organization members 
also frequented the village of Ricany near Prague. 

The focus of Semion Mogilevich's operations in the 
United States appears to be money laundering. Mogilevich has 
established a presence in two cities - the primary busihesses 
being FNJ Trade Management in Los Angeles, California, and YBM 
Magnex in Newtown, Pennsylvania. In both cities, front companies 
have been set up, and money has been moved into those companies' 
accounts from Arigon, Ltd., the center of Mogilevich's financial 
operations. The exact nature and extent of these activities is 
still under investigation, but thus far no definitive illegal 
activities have been directly linked to the flow of money from 
Mogilevich's accounts in Europe to the United States. 

Semion Mogilevich owns shares in two companies in 
Hungary - Magnex 2000 R, aka YBM Magnex, a magnet manufacturer; 
and Digep General Machine Works, an artillery shell, mortar, and 
fire equipment manufacturer. A Hungarian firm in Budapest called 
Army Co-op was established in 1991 by persons unknown to 
facilitate Mogilevich's purchase of these companies. (A Russian 
national, Alexei Maksimov, was the director general of Army 
Co-op). A $3.8 million (U.S.) loan from the London branch of 
Banque Francaise De L'orean financed the purchase of Digep. (The 
loan was secured by Viktor Grigurievich Naishuller) . Army Co-op 
is 95% owned by Arigon, Ltd. In 1994, Semion Mogilevich purchased 
the license enabling him to purchase and sell weapons. 
Transactions are handled through Army Co-op and traditional 
Hungarian arms export companies "Technics," "Armoco," and 
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The BIS and SBU indicate that criminal groups under 
Semion Mogilevich's domain in the Czech Republic are involved in 
the trafficking of illegal weapons, radioactive materials, and 
precious gems. They are also involved in prostitution and 
assassinations. These groups are controlled by Mikhail 
Wasserman. 


On May 16’> 1995, British police raided the offices of 
Arigon, Ltd., arresting Semion Mogilevich associates Adrian 
Churchward, Galina Grigorieva, and Peter Blake-Turner. The three 
were interviewed and released on bail pending further 
investigation. Documents were confiscated from Arigon and the 
residences of all three suspects. The raid reportedly shook up 
Mogilevich's organization, as Mogilevich thought the possibility 
of a raid was inconceivable. 

In May 1995, Czech police raided a summit meeting of 
Eurasian OC leaders at the U Holubu Restaurant in Prague. The 
leaders were meeting on the occasion of Sergey Mikhailov's 
birthday to discuss carving up criminal jurisdictions and .to iron 
out a dispute between Semion Mogilevich and the Solntsevskaya 
Organization. The dispute arose over the February 1995 murder of 
(FNU) Drozhine in Moscow, Russia. Mogilevich and his lieutenant, 
Alexei Alexandrov, were absent from the meeting. This 'meeting, 
unlike the This meeting, unlike the February 1995 meeting in 
Vienna, Austria, which was attended by wives and girlfriends, was 
attended by bosses only. The meeting did not resolve differences 
between Mogilevich and Solntsevskaya. 

Prior to the meeting, an unidentified Russian delivered 
an anonymous letter to the chief of police in Budapest, Hungary, 
in which it was alleged that Semion Mogilevich was to be 
assassinated that evening at the "summit meeting" in Prague. The 
Czech prosecutor decided to initiate action to prevent the 
killing and ordered a raid on the restaurant. The police 
detained the meeting participants and took photographs, 
fingerprints, diaries, journals, and other records for 
photocopying. Following their release from police custody, the 
participants returned to various destinations, including Germany, 
Hungary, Russia, and Israel. There is ongoing debate over the 
"tip" to Czech police concerning the time and place of the 
meeting. Mogilevich may have made the tip himself as a 
protective measure, or, having arrived late, noted the police 
Presence and fled. 

In the aftermath of the meeting and raid, Semion 
Mogilevich initiated counteraction against the Czech police,- 
using informants who were employed by the Czech intelligence 
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to be used in a disinformation campaign through the media. 
Newspaper articles chronicling the raid were sent to Ritual 
Services in Moscow for analysis by the Solntsevskaya 
Organization. Mogilevich targeted the parliamentary speaker and 
the deputy minister of the interior as apart of his 
disinformation campaign. Unidentified criminals also attacked 
the Israeli Embassy and Israeli businessmen in Prague. 


Criminal Activities 



In early 1995, the leaders of the Solntsevskaya 
Organization, Sergei Mikhailov and Viktor Averin, reached an 
agreement with Seraion Mogilevich to invest large sums of money in 
a joint venture to acquire and operate a jewelry business in 
Moscow, Russia, and Budapest, Hungary. The business was to s'erve 
as a front for the acquisition of jewelry, antiques, and.art 
which the Solntsevskaya Organization planned to steal in Russia 
and sell in the West via Budapest. Art objects and antiques were 
to be stolen from churches and museums in Russia, including the 
Hermitage in St. Petersburg. 

In support of the art theft scheme, the Solntsevskaya 
Organization acquired a large jewelry factory in^, Budapest. The 
factory was stocked with French-made jewelry manufacturing and 
repair equipment. The joint venture also took control of a 
network of jewelry stores in'Moscow and established a firm called 
Zolotoy Dorn (Golden House) near the Sportsivnaya Metro station. 
The director of Zolotoy Dom is Boris (LNU), who reportedly 
operates under the protection of Mikhail Koudine, aka Kvakin, a 
brigade leader in the Solntsevskaya Organization. Zolotoy Dom 
contains a production facility and a showroom. Gold jewelry 
products will be made in Moscow and shipped to Budapest where 
they will be fitted with precious stones. Stolen Russian 
antiques, such as Faberge eggs, will also be sent from Moscow to 
Budapest for "restoration." In actuality, • Semion Mogilevich will 
ship the antiques to London, United Kingdom, where they will be 
sola through Sotheby's auction house. Fake Faberge eggs or 
similar antiques will then be sent back to Moscow in place of the 
"restored" items. Two-thirds of the antiques would be stolen 
outright, while the remaining third would come from a network of 
pawnshops in Moscow controlled by the Solntsevskaya Organization. 

The Solntsevskaya Organization also targets individuals 
for art objects and jewelry. Pawnshop clients are traced through 
their addresses and subsequently victimized by groups operating 
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robberies are the common method used by these groups to acquire 
valuable antiques and jewelry. 

The Solntsevskaya Organization claimed in early 1995 to 
already have shipped $3 million worth of antiques out of Russia, 
to be sold on auction in London in September or October 1995. A 
sensitive source reported that a high-level employee of Ritual 
Funeral Services traveled to Budapest, Hungary, in July 1995, 
bringing a list of paintings, antiques, and-Faberge eggs which 
were acquired in an art theft operation run by Semion Mogilevich 
and the Solntsevskaya Organization. 

An FBI source has learned that the stolen art operation 
slowed down following the arrest of Vyacheslav Ivankov in June 
1995. The source identified several specific works of art 
already in transit to be refurbished and sold at auction. 


ExtorJugn 

Semion Mogilevich has been identified as a principal in 
several extortion attempts. The victims include 
Aleksander Konanykhine, Andrei Mokhin, Julius Meinl, and an 
unidentified Russian business associate. i. 

In an ongoing extortion scheme targeting Austrian 
businessman Julius Meinl, the owner of the Julius Meinl 
supermarket chain based in Vienna, Austria, Meinl is paying 
$50,000 per month to the Solntsevskaya Organization, divided 
among Vyacheslav Ivankov, Semion Mogilevich, Viktor Averin, and 
Sergei Mikhailov. 

Semion Mogilevich was also tied to the Solntsevskaya 
Organization's efforts to extort Aleksander Konanykhine, a 
wealthy financier currently in hiding. Konanykhine reportedly 
escaped a recent extortion attempt by the Solntsevskaya 
Organization and Semion Mogilevich in Budapest, Hungary. U.S. 
Immigration and Naturalization service (INS) agents arrested 
Konanykhine and his wife in Washington, D.C. , on June 27, 1996, 
on charges of violating the conditions of their visas. The INS 
plans to deport Konaykhine to Russia. 

In August 1993, Semion Mogilevich and the Solntsevskaya 
Organization were involved in an extortion attempt against an 
individual named Andrei Mokhin. A transfer of $375,000 from 
Berlin, Germany to the Budapest Commerce Bank was at the center 
of the extortion. An FBI source identified a Lyuba (LNU) as an 
assistant of Mogilevich who helped Mokhin establish an account in 
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his wife, Maria Mokhin, transferred the $375,000 to Budapest 
Commerce bank with the assistance of Lyuba (LNU). While in 
Budapest, Maria Mokhin was approached by assistants of Mogilevich 
who handed her a cellular telephone. Shortly thereafter, Sergei 
Mikhailov called Mokhin and told her the money belonged to 
important people, telling her to return the money. Maria Mokhin 
promptly transferred the funds to Mogilevich. The money was then 
transferred to. Mikhailov, Viktor Averin, Alexander Averin, 

Arnold Tamm, and Evgueni Lioustanov. Mogilevich received one 
half of the extortion payment. 

In 1991, Andrey Shelukin, the manager of Altex 
Corporation, filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police 
Department alleging that Yarmolkin and Mikail Bezman attempted to 
extort him for $120,000 at his company in the Czech Republic. 

The LAPD dropped the case when no threats were made in the 
United states. Following meetings in the United States in 
September 1991, Yarmolkin reportedly made calls to Moscow and 
Prague demanding indemnity payments for time and money expended 
on business deals. When payments were not forthcoming, Yarmolkin 
threatened to have- "Seva" (Mogilevich) collect the money. In 
October 1991, three armed Ukrainians visited the head of the 
Prague subsidiary of Altex and demanded $100,000. 

Another extortion attempt involving Semion Mogilevich 
targeted an unidentified business associate in Moscow, Russia. 
Mogilevich was seeking $3-4 million which was held in Berlin, 
Germany. The business associate was subsequently killed in 
Moscow, Russia. Mogilevich then arranged for the transfer of the 
money to Budapest, Hungary. 


Murder 

Semion Mogilevich has been tied to the murder of 
Oleg Shirokov, a businessman from Sverdlovsk, Russia. Shirokov 
had started a business in Budapest, Hungary, and got into a 
dispute with Mogilevich. Mogilevich subsequently ordered the 
murder of Shirokov. 

An FBI Los Angeles source claims Berkovich arranges 
contract murders, bringing in "hitmen" from Russia under tourist 
visas, out of the Palm Terrace Restaurant. He supplies them with 
weapons and arranges for their return trip to Russia. 

Oleg Berkovich was arrested and convicted in 
Los Angeles, California, on charges of solicitation to commit 
murder on 10/11/89. He was sentenced.to four years in prison and 
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Counterfeit products 

Illicit production of liquor is a significant source of 
income for the Mogilevich Organization. The Absolut vodka 
scandal is indicative of such activities. Semion Mogilevich's 
organization produced illicit vodka, packaged it in Absolut brand 
bottles, and sold it to Hungarian companies with the aid of 
forged documents. In some cases, Stolichnaya brand vodka was 
substituted for Rasputin brand vodka, a more expensive brand. 
Mogilevich produced 15 million bottles of illicit vodka per 
month. One truckload of vodka is worth §1-2 million to 
Mogilevich. 

In May 1995, Hungarian authorities confiscated a 
24,000-liter shipment of fake Absolut vodka destined for Ukraine. 
Mogilevich is exporting vodka to Ukraine, exploiting corrupt 
customs officials to pay only a small fraction of the tariff. 

The principal person behind this scheme was Vladimir Alexeievich 
Arafev. The HNP advised that a factory is under- construction in 
Hungary to produce .illicit vodka, which will further .damage 
Hungarian firms' and taxpayers'. interests. The German bottler of 
Rasputin vodka is suing the Hungarian and Ukrainian governments 
for $500 million in losses and damages. 


Money Laundering 

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According to Czech police, profits from illegal 
activities were laundered through the U Holubu Restaurant, which 
included a bar, casino, and discotheque. 

Bank account records revealed 45 wire transfers of 
multi-thousand dollar amounts to various companies between 
January 1993 and April 1995. Twenty-three transactions were to 
Arigon, Ltd., and one transfer to Arbat International in Moscow, 
Russia. As of 4/3/95, FNJ Trade Management in Los Angeles, 
California, had received 11 payments totaling $748,500 from the 
account of Arigon, Ltd. in the United Kingdom. 

Tzigan, an important contact in Los Angeles, 

California, is involved in money laundering for Semion 
Mogilevich, Vyacheslav Ivankov, and Monya Elson through accounts 
in Luxembourg and South America. 

The Czech BIS reported that profits from illegal 
activities in the Czech Republic are laundered through the 
Smichov Restaurant, a gathering place for Mogilevich Organization 
members in Prague. 


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A number of individuals associated with Semion 
Mogilevich in the Los Angeles area received wire transfers from 
Arigon, Ltd. The use of individuals to receive small deposits 
may be a method by which Mogilevich is disguising larger 
transactions from criminal proceeds. The use of residential 
addresses for a number of front companies in Los Angles is 
another indication of money laundering. 


Er.pstiL.yt ion 

Semion Mogilevich runs an extensive prostitution 
operation out of the Black and White Nightclubs in Prague and 
Budapest. Foreign law enforcement agencies have documented 
Mogilevich's prostitution operation as the centerpiece of his 
operations in Europe. Mogilevich uses Russian girls in his 
clubs, providing cover jobs for them, Mogilevich and Vitaly 
Savalovsky provide bodyguards for the prostitutes' protection. 


visa/Passport Fraud 

The use of false documentation is a common tactic used 
by Eurasian OC organizations to facilitate travel or residency in 
furtherance of criminal activities'. Many of Semion Mogilevich's 
lieutenants and Mogilevich himself hold Israeli citizenship and 
carry Israeli passports. The source of the Israeli passports is 
Shabtai Kalmanovich. Kalmanovich has provided Israeli passports 
in short order for members of the Solntsevskaya Organization and 
Mogilevich Organization. Based on the ease with which 
Kalmanovich apparently obtains Israeli documentation for 
Solntsevskaya and Mogilevich associates, Kalmanovich may have 
connections in the Israeli Government. 

An FBI Los Angeles source claims Los Angeles resident 
Oleg Berkovich arranges contract murders, bringing in "hitmen" 
from Russia under tourist visas, out of the Palm Terrace 
Restaurant. He supplies them with weapons and arranges for their 
return trip to Russia. 


Drug, trafficking 

The USIC reports that the Mogilevich Organization is 
indirectly linked to drug trafficking, principally cocaine and 
heroin. Telephone records indicate that during a February 1994 
vifeit to Warsaw, Poland, Semion Mogilevich placed two telephone 
calls to a number in Vienna, Austria, that has been tied to known 
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cartels. Medellin trafficker Jaramillo Villegas and Cali 
trafficker Tulio Ocampo Caballero have been associated with the 
Vienna telephone number. 

Semion Mogilevich reportedly purchased a bankrupt 
Georgian airline recently to facilitate the smuggling of heroin 
from Southeast Asia. Among the airline's destinations is Prague, 
Czech Republic, according to the USIC. 


IV. LINKS TO OTHER PC GROUPS 

The Mogilevich Organization is tied to two other major 
OC groups - the Vyacheslav Ivankov Organization and the 
Solntsevskaya Organization - and also to Eurasian crime figures 
Monya Elson and Alimzhan Tochtachunov. Their operations and 
contacts overlap in some instances, as evidenced by meetings ,\ 
joint investments, and silent partnerships in firms engaged in OC 
activity. Mogilevich is considered a key contact of the 
Solntsevskaya Organization. His relationship with Sergei 
Mikhailov and Viktor Averin is described as one characterized by 
fear, but not of subservience. Mikhailov and Averin us§ 
Mogilevich primarily to establish financial operations. 

A reliable FBI source reported that.Sergei Mikhailov is 
working closely with Semion Mogilevich. Mikhailov is using Igor 
Fisherman and his company in Budapest, Szigma Pack Kft, as well 
as Mogilevich's personal secretary, Luda, aka Ludmilla. 


Italian Camorxa 

Contacts between the Semion Mogilevich Organization and 
the Italian Camorra have reportedly been established. The BIS 
has unconfirmed reports that Mogilevich met with Salvatore 
DeFalco in Prague in September 1993 . DeFalco, a member of the 
Giuliano clan, is reportedly the Camorra representative in the 
Czech Republic. 


Vyacheslav Ivankov Organization 

Semion Mogilevich is closely linked to Vyacheslav 
Ivankov, the influential Eurasian OC figure convicted in July 
1996 on charges of extortion. Mogilevich allegedly secured 
Ivankov's early release from a Russian prison through payoffs to 
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Solntsevskaya Organization in the Moscow firm Arbat 
international. 


Solntsevskaya Organization 

The Solntsevskaya Organization is based in Moscow, 
Russia. Russian Federation Ministry of the,Interior (MVD) 
officials report that the organization consists of approximately 
230 members, although an unofficial yet reliable source estimates 
its membership to be as high as 1000 members. The principal 
leaders of the Solntsevskaya Organization are Sergei Mikhailov 
and Viktor Averin. Information available to the FBI indicates 
that Semion Mogilevich is a partner of Sergei Mikhailov and 
Viktor Averin. He has established over 100 front companies and 
bank accounts for the Solntsevskaya Organization and 
Vyacheslav Ivankov. Despite the connections between Mogilevich 
and the Solntsevskaya Organization, there are underlying tensions 
present in the relationship. 

Semion Mogilevich and the Solntsevskaya Organization 
have shared the proceeds in at least three extortion schemes, 
including those targeting Alexander Konanykhine, Julius•Meinl, 
and Andrei Mokhin. 

In 1992, Semion Mogilevich met with a ■number of 
Eurasian OC figures in the Atrium Hotel in Budapest to discuss 
their investment of $4 million in the topless bar and 
prostitution operation called Black and White in Budapest and 
Prague. Mogilevich controls these operations, functioning as the 
manager of both establishments. Representatives at the meeting 
included Sergei Mikhailov and Viktor Averin of Solntsevskaya; 
Eduard Ivankov, representing his father, Vyacheslav Ivankov; and 
Tzigan. 


Semion Mogilevich was also reportedly connected with 
the theft of $18-20 million of military equipment left behind by 
the former Soviet military's Western Group of Forces (WGF) in 
Germany in 1993. The theft centered on a transaction involving 
surplus military equipment between the Russian Government and an 
undisclosed third country. Through bribery of a high-ranking 
Russian military officer, the perpetrators were able to procure 
state-of-the-art equipment and subsequently resell the equipment 
to the third country at considerable profit. The other 
individual believed to be involved in the theft was Boris Kandov, 
a top-level financial operative for the Ivankov and Solntsevskaya 
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Konya Elsen 

Semion Mogilevich'is also believed to have ties to 
Eurasian criminal Monya Elson, aiding his relocation to Western ' 
Europe following several attempts on his life in the United 
States. Mogilevich has conferred on several occasions with 
Elson's "right hand man" and principal representative in Southern 
California, "Tzigan," in Los Angeles, California. Prior to each 
trip, Mogilevich stopped in New York City to confer with 
Vyacheslav Ivankov. "Tzigan" is involved in money laundering for 
Mogilevich, Ivankov and Elson through accounts in Luxembourg and 
South America. "Tzigan" has met with Eduard Ivankov and 
Mogilevich in Vienna, Austria, and Budapest, apparently acting as 
their representative or "front." 


Unidentified Russian OC Groups 

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The Ukrainian SBU reports that the Mogilevich 
Organization operates in Ukraine with the permission of local’OC 
groups. An OC group in Moscow, Russia, under the leadership of 
Igor Fadeyev, aka Moskva, acts as a go-between for Mogilevich 
with local OC groups in Ukraine. Fadeyev's group numbers 
approximately 150 members. Mogilevich must pay a good portion of 
his profits to Fadeyev. Fadeyev's group has contacts in Israel, 
Canada, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. 


Genovese LCN Family 

Edik Garmel recently met with two Russians from 
New York City who are described as having connections with the 
Genovese La Cosa Nostra (LCN) Family. The Russians vrere 
identified as Boris Davidovsky, aka Borya; and "Cyoma." No 
further details were provided on the nature of these contacts or 
the principals involved. 


V. FINANCES 

Much of the capital which financed Semion Mogilevich's 
rise in the OC world starting in 1991-92 originated in Russia, 
where Mogilevich was involved in various business ventures, the 
conversion of rubles and Hungarian forints to Western currencies, 
and the salvage of personal assets belonging to Russian Jews 
emigrating to Israel. 


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Arigon, Ltd. appears to be the primary financial entity 
used by the Mogilevich organization. Igor L'vovich Fisherman, an 
offi cer Arigon, Ltd., and YBM Magnex in Newtown, Pennsylvania, 
is responsible for coordinating finance and commerce between 
Mogilevich and his business associates. 

Arigon, Ltd. uses a number of banks in its operations, 
with accounts identified in Stockholm, Sweden; London, United 
Kingdom; New York City; and Geneva, Switzerland. Numerous wire 
transfers have been noted between Arigon, Ltd., and front 
companies in Los Angeles and San Diego, California. Many of 
these transactions were small amounts sent to individuals with 
storefront businesses. 

The Hungarian HNP reports that Semion Mogilevich 1 6 
couriers handle the delivery of large sums of cash, using high- 
quality false Czech or Slovak passports with fake photo 
identifications. Arbat International, a Moscow firm co-ownecj by 
Vyacheslav Ivankov, the Solntsevskaya Group, and 

Semion Mogilevich, has been used to transmit .funds from Moscow to 
a company in Budapest controlled by Mogilevich. 

Semion Mogilevich has also used front company; accounts 
to acquire controlling interest in legitimate Hungarian armaments 
firms. Through Balchug, Ltd., accounts in London, Mogilevich 
obtained a %90 interest in the firm Army Co-op, Ltd., (701 
million forints) with the assistance of Victor Naishuller. 
Finances from Army Co-op were then used to privatize the state- 
run .pigep machine factory. This transaction enabled Mogilevich 
to become a direct owner of the Hungarian armaments industry. 


VI. POLICE/PUBLIC CORRUPTION 

Corruption of police and public officials has been part 
of the Semion Mogilevich Organization's modus operandi. 

Mogilevich allegedly secured Vyacheslav Ivankov's early release 
from prison through payoffs to Russian officials. 

The corruptive influence of the Mogilevich Organization 
apparently extends to the Russian security services and top-level 
government officials. During 1995, two colonels from Department 
P of the Russian Presidential Security Service, Gennadi Lavryenko 
and Ivan Nikolayevich Voloshenko, traveled to Hungary under 
commercial cover to meet with Semion Mogilevich. The colonels 
were reportedly seeking information for use in the Russian 
political campaign. An Israeli associate of Mogilevich, Vladimir 
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the firm Nordex, as well as payments fro Russian Prime Minister 
Viktor Chernomyrdin. 

Many of Semion Mogilevich's lieutenants and Mogilevich 
himself hold Israeli citizenship and carry Israeli passports. 

The source of the Israeli passports appears to be Shabtai 
Kalmanovich. Kalmanovich is a powerful associate of the 
Solntsevskaya Organization currently residing in Budapest, 
Hungary. He is a millionaire Russian emigre with ties to former 
KGB agents and high-level Russian, Israeli, and other government 
officials throughout the world. He has provided Israeli 
passports in short order for members of the Solntsevskaya 
Organization and Mogilevich Organization. Based on the ease with 
which Kalmanovich apparently obtains Israeli documentation for 
Solntsevskaya and Mogilevich associates, Kalmanovich may have 
connections in the Israeli Government. 

Two former Hungarian policemen serve as security , 
coordinators for the Mogilevich Organization. Mogilevich's 
lieutenants are trained in intelligence operations and 
counter surveillance, and provide warnings of impending police 
action against the organization. 


VI I ■ COMMUNICATIONS 

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Personal meetings are also used frequently as a means 
of communication among Mogilevich Organization members. 

Semion Mogilevich meets regularly with his associates in Budapest 
and elsewhere in Europe, and also maintains telephonic contact 
with them. Until the May 1995 Czech police raid on the U Holubu 
restaurant in Prague, U Holubu was the headquarters of the 
Mogilevich Organization in the Czech. Republic. The 
establishment is now reportedly for sale by its Russian owners, 
according to Czech newspaper reports. Other meeting places in 
Prague included pizzerias in Vinohradska; bars in Konovava; and 
assorted discotheques. Another local gathering place of 
Ukrainian criminals was the village of Ricany, where they own at 
least two villas. It is not known if any of these locations are 
still used by the organization. 

Semion Mogilevich attended a summit meeting of Russian 
OC figures in Tel Aviv, Israel, from October 10-19, 1995. 
Participants included Sergei Mikhailov, Viktor Averin, Boris 
Birshtein, Vadim Rabinovich, Leonid Bilounov, and Arnold Tamm. 

The subjects met in Boris Birshtein's office in the diamond 
center of Tel Aviv. The subject of the meeting was the sharing 
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around the country, including a visit to a shooting range. The 
jNP obtained telephone coverage of the hotel rooms, detecting 
telephone calls to Russia, Hungary, and Paris. 

The use of cellular and regular telephones by the 
Semion Mogilevich Organization is common. Organization members 
previously did not appear to practice communications security, 
freely discussing business over the telephone. However, this may 
change as Mogilevich has become aware of the investigations 
targeting his organization. 


JZIIL._CHARACTERISTICS 

The Mogilevich Organization is a multinational criminal 
organization with operations extending throughout Europe. Its 
tentacles have reached North America, the Middle East, the 5 
Caribbean, and South America. The Organization has a defined 
chain of command which emanates from Budapest, .Hungary, 
overseeing a variety of criminal activities. Selected 
individuals within the group are appointed to manage specific 
criminal activities, e.g., weapons trafficking and prostitution, 
while others are responsible for geographic areas. 

Source reporting reveals that the Semion Mogilevich 
Organization is respected by high-ranking Russiarf OC members for 
using violence only as a last resort . Mogilevich is known for 
advising his subordinates to "use their brains to find a solution 
before using their fists or guns." However, like.numerous other 
OC groups, the Mogilevich Organization has engaged in violence in 
furtherance of its extortion schemes. Violent actions taken by 
the Mogilevich Organization are the domain of younger members, 
often under 20 years of age. Known contract killers are trained 
by Russian veterans of the Afghan war. In Prague, enforcers are 
known for their excellent physical condition and brutality. 
Victims are repeatedly torcured and stabbed to death, rather than 
shot. Enforcers in the Mogilevich Organization are not always 
under its control, sometimes carrying out independent actions. 
They have been known to engage in illegal small-arms trade and 
the blackmail of Czech entrepreneurs. Four murders in Prague, 
possibly the result of a power struggle with another OC group,' 
have been attributed to the Mogilevich Organization. 

The MogilevichhOrganizationn has established a network 
of frontcompaniess in Europe, the Middle East, and the United 
States, presumably to launder proceeds obtained from criminal 
activities. Typically, many of these companies are found in 
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Magnex in Pennsylvania, in facilities not large enough for their 
stated purpose. Numerous wire transfers of funds from Arigon, 
Ltd-/ and other Mogilevich accounts overseas were transfered= to 
other front companies in the United States, with amounts ranging 
from under $ 10,000 to over $1 million. 


JX. ASSOCIATED BUSINESSES 

21 Nightclub 

Prague, Czech Republic 


A. 0. Ritual Funeral Services 
Sevastopoisky Prospekt, Moscow 113477 Russia 

129-55-77 , 

Point of contact: Krug or A. Kruglyat or A.M. Kulachenko 

A sensitive FBI source identified Ritual Funeral 
Services as a Moscow-based company formed in 1991-92. The 
company is half-owned by Semion Mogilevich, .with the other half 
split between Vyacheslav Ivankov and the leaders of the 1 - 
Solntsevskaya Organization (Viktor Averin and Sergei Mikhailov). 
Ritual is one of the first businesses of its kind in Russia, .and 
has expended considerable sums acquiring vehicles and buses to 
transport caskets and mourners. The company has' an official 
arrangement with the Moscow city government, receiving $2 million 
per month in gross sales. 


Alliance Credit Bank 
93 Saksagansky Street 
Kiev, Ukraine 

Alliance Credit Bank is tied to Semion Mogilevich. It 
has a branch in Prague, Czech Republic. 


Alpha Financial Group 

5055 Old Dublin Pike, Suite 203 

P.0. Box 340 

Fountainville, Pennsylvania 18923 
(215) 348-4044; 4077 (fax) 


Aosides Est. 
Liechtenstein 


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Arbat International Corporation, aka Arlet International 

Arbatsky Per: 6/2 Unit 8, Moscow 121019 

Russia 

Telephone: 291-5904 

Point of contact: Alexander V. Aleksandrou (presumably 
Mogilevich lieutenant Aleksandr Viktorovich Alexandrov) 

Budapest, Hungary 

Arbat International has been identified as owned by 
Semion Mogilevich (50%), Vyacheslav Ivankov (25%), and the 
leaders of the Solntsevskaya Organization (Viktor Averin and 
Sergei Mikhailov (25%) . Arbat was registered in 1989 in Moscow, 
Russia, from Vnukovo Corporation and Asmeral, Ltd. Arbat board 
members include Anatoly Kulachenko and Jacob Bogatin. Bogatin 
settled in Israel in 1987. Telephone numbers for Arbat 
representatives were provided: i 

- Kiev, Ukraine: 212-4198 

- Moscow, Russia: 335-6401 

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Arco-Globus Company, Ltd. 

St. Helier 

Jersey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom 

Arco-Globus is an oil trading firm. 


Argo Globus Company, aka Arco-Globus International 
110 E. 59th Street, Suite 3202 
New York, New York 10022 
Tel. no. (212) 750-1101 

Arco-Globus is an.oil trading firm founded in 1990 by 
Abe Citron. The company has branches in Moscow, Russia, and 
Italy. 


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Arigon, Ltd., Arigon Oil, Inc., Arigon Company, Ltd, 
PO BOX 77 St. Anne’s House, Alderney, Channel Islands 
Tel no. 44-819890195; fax 0512-28990 

Shchorsa Street 7/9 
Kiev, Ukraine 

(Building contains state corporation "Ukravotrans") 

Fax #: 269-2241 

Hollywood Boulevard 

Los Angeles, California 90028 

(213) 462-3236; fax (213) 462-3174 

1148 Budapest 

XIV Boros Metyas u. 4 

tel no. 361-1831450; fax same 

Benzczur Ut 44 
II Budapest 

Tel no. 36-1 122-28-16; 36-1 142-13-23 
Fax no. 36-1 142-07-58 

Tel Aviv 67215 
Petaah Tikva Road 74 

Tel no. 9723-5621136; fax 9723-5618348 or 9723-5616348 

Moscow 121019 / 

Arbatsky Lane, 6/2 

Tel no. 7095-2915904; fax 7095-2516078 

Stefanikova 7-9 
Prague 5 


Anatoly Kulachenko is identified as a director of 
Arigon, Ltd. He is also a director of YBM Magnex, Inc. Vahtang 
Shalvovich Ubiriya is the director-general of Arigon, Ltd., in 
Kiev, Ukraine. An FBI source reports there is currently $20-30 
million in Arigon's accounts. 


Arigon Textile, Inc. 

124 Ibn Gabriol Street 
Tel Aviv, Israel 

Arigon Textile is a textile manufacturer with ties to 
the Setnion Mogilevich Organization. 


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army Co-op, Kft. 

35354 Miskolc Tatardomb 
PO Box 561 
Vezerkepviselet 
Budapest, Hungary 
Tel no. 36-46 370-523 

Army Co-Op owns 100 % of D1GEP. 


Arotex s.r.o. 

Prague 

Czech Republic 

Arotex s.r.o. may be the Prague branch of Agrotek, 
Ltd., Vienna, Austria. Anatoly Katrich is a partner in this 
firm. 


Asmia-Fia s.r.o. 

Stefanikova 7-9 
Prague 

Czech Republic 

Anatoly Katrich, Mikhail Wasserman, and Leonid Hais are 
partners in Asma-Fia. ' / . 


Atkoitr Consulting 
Vienna, Austria 

Atkom is a front "export" company used by Vyacheslav 
Ivankov's son, Eduard, to launder criminal proceeds through 
European financial institutions. It is also a front company for 
Semion Mogilevich. Tofik Azimov, former Azerbaijani 
representative to the European Community, was handpicked by 
Ivankov to provide a legitimate "front" as general manager of 
Atkom. 


Atlantic, Ltd. 

Bourgas, Bulgaria 

Atlantic, Ltd., is a Bulgarian oil firm with 
unidentified ties to Semion Mogilevich’s activities in the 
United States. One of Atlantic's executives, petko Roussinov, is 
involved in an extortion of a Bulgarian oil executive in • 
coordination with Mogilevich. 


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E and N Connection 
PO BOX 701 
Budapest, Hungary 


Balchug USA, Inc. 

7940 Silverton Avenue, Suite 211 
San Diego, California 92126 

London, United Kingdom 

Kiev, Ukraine 

Viktor Naishuller is believed to control the Balchug 
Group, a holding company consisting of Balchug Bank in Moscow; 
Balchug Corporation, a furniture company with offices in London 
and Moscow; and Balchug USA, Inc., the subsidiary of Balchug \ 
Corporation in San Diego. The Kiev branch is headed by Igor 
Pluzhnikov. 


Bank National de Pari6 : 

499 Park Avenue 
New York, NY 10022 

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Banque Francaise De L'orean 
London, United Kingdom 

This account was used by Semion Mogilevich to finance 
the purchase of Army Co-op and the privatization of DIGEP. 


Black and White Nightclub 
Prague, Czech Republic 

Budapest, Hungary 


Blue Sky Blue Sea Inc., aka 
International Shipping Co. 
American Export Lines 
12919 S. Figueroa St. 

Los Angeles, California 


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Carson Auto Corporation 
13513 Rangoon Street 
Arleta, California 
Owned by leai Berkovich 


Createbury, Ltd. 

21-22 Bedford Row 
London WC1 4EB 

Formed 8/21/92 by Faegre and Benson agents Adrian Churchward and 
Peter Blake-Turner. They immediately resigned , with Semion 
Mogilevich and Konstantin Karat assuming the titles of secretary 
and director, respectively. 


Dian International 
Moscow, Russia 

Pian is an import/export firm with links to the oil 

industry. 


Digep General Machine Works 

Kerepely Ut 

H-3S44 

Miskolc, Hungary 
Tel no. 36-46-59-111 
Telex’*no. 36-46-62-344 
Fax no. 36-46-79-652 

Digep is the former state armaments manufacturer that 
was privatized in 1993. Digep is owned entirely by Army Co-Op. 


Dinamo Distribution Company, Inc. 

12178 Ventura Boulevard, Unit 202 
Studio City, California 

(Incorporated 4/6/87, suspended 11/1/88 by California 
Franchise Tax Board) 

Owned by Leib Yarmolkin 


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Discount Gas Diesel, aka Discount Gas Company 
4337 Downey Road 

Vernon, California (same address as Milana Trading) 

Discount Gas Diesel is a retail gasoline station owned 
by Zoya Sokolovskaya. 


Eden 
Szena 7 
VII Budapest 
Hungary 


Eden is believed to be a nightclub. 


Empire Bard 

Tel Aviv, Israel ' 

Semion Mogilevich, Sergei Mikhailov, Viktor Averin, and 
Shabtai Kalmanovich are partners in this firm. 

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Express Bank 

25 Vozdukhoflotskiy Prospekt 

Kiev, Ukraine / 

Tel. no. 276-20-95 

Express Bank serves as a commercial bank, for 
Ukrzaliznytsa. 


FNJ Trade Management Corporation, aka 

FNI Trade Management Corporation 

F & J Trade Management Corporation 

E & G Trade Management Corporation 

K & O Trade Management 

7060 Hollywood Boulevard #610 

Los Angeles, California; 90028 

Tel no. (213) 462-3238-39, fax (213) 462-3174 

President - Leonard Yarmolkin 

Secretary - Zoya Sokolovskaya 

FNJ is co-owned by Zoya Sokolovskaya and 
Leib Yarmolkin. F & G Trade Management Corporation was 
incorporated in California on 6/13/91, changing its name to F & J 
Trade Management Corporation on 6/18/91, and again to FNJ Trade 
Management Corporation on 6/20/91. FNJ uses the same address as 

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International Chemical Industries, a company registered under 
Vladimir Berkovich. 

FNJ Trade Management is a wholesale general 
merchandiser. Known Mogilevich associates have received food 
shipments from FNJ. FNJ shipped 199 cases of men's suits to a 
Larissa Gorbacheva in Moscow, Russia. Coffins have been shipped 
to Ritual Funeral Services in Moscow, care of Anatoly Kulachenko. 
A number of automobiles have been shipped by FNJ to Mogilevich 
associates in Russia and Hungary. Vahtang Ubiriya, Alexei 
Alexandrov, and Konstantin Karat are among the associates. Some 
of the vehicles were shipped through the Polish firm Morska 
Agencja in Gdynia, Poland. 

Bank account records revealed 45 wire transfers of 
multi-thousand dollar amounts to various companies between 
January 1993 and April 1995. Twenty-three transactions were to 
Arigon, Ltd., and one transfer to Arbat International in Moscow, 
Russia. 

Los Angeles also discovered numerous shipments of 
consumer goods to Russia from FNJ Trade Management through Blue 
Sky Blue Sea Inc., aka International Shipping Co., aka.American 
Export Lines, Los Angeles, California. 


Faegre and Benson (formerly Blake's Solicitors) r 
21-22 Bedford Row 
London WC1 4EB 

Faegre and Benson is a legal firm representing Arigon, 
Ltd.'s interests. 


First Pennsylvania Bank 
1019 Second Street Pike 
Richboro, Pennsylvania 

Semion Mogilevich opened an account at this bank. 

Forum 

Garibaldi Street 27.3 
Block 61 
Moscow, Russia 




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Geor9 e>B Body Shop; est. 6/12/85 
116464 S- Paramount Street 
paramount, California 
Owned by Isai Berkovich 


IMSD, Ltd. 

2 i Woodstock Road, London Wl 
Te l no. 071 409 7343 


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Idex, Ltd. 

1090 Fo Ut 14-18 
H-1011 

•31 .? Budapest, Hungary AND 

111 ?. PO Box 24 . 

H-1251 

•W~ Budapest, Hungary 

Tel no. 36-1-115-0090; 36-1-135-1343 

'.*■ Army Co-op reportedly owns 10% interest .in Idex, an 

arms export company. 

9 Independent Trade Union Bank / 

Moscow, Russia; Cyprus; Tel Aviv, Israel 

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Independent Trade Union Bank (ITUB) is allegedly owned 
by Semion Mogilevich. ITUB is reportedly laundering money for 
Colombian and Russian OC groups. 


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International Auto Body and Paint, aka Mr. International 
277i E. Slauson Avenue 
Huntington Park, California 
Owned by isai Berkovich 


International Chemical Industries 
1060 Hollywood Boulevard 
Hollywood, California 
(Business license filed on 11/30/87) 


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Xamera Services Co-operative 
2-14 Arany Janos Street, 1191 
Budape s t, Hungary 


L Tech International 
3 Andover Court 
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069 
Tel. no. (708) 913-8807 

L Tech is steel products wholesaler formed in 1989 and 
owned by Yuri Lev. Branches are located in Moscow, Vladivostok, 
Barnaul, and Nakhodka, Russia; and Nikopol, Ukraine. 


Leman s.r.o. 

Prague j 

Czech Republic 


Anatoly Katrich and Mikhail Wasserman .are partners in 

this firm. 


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Limegrold, Ltd. 

21-22 Bedford Row , 

London WC 1 4EB 

-* Limegold, Ltd. was formed on 9/3/92 by Faegre and 

Benson agents Adrian Churchward and Peter Blake-Turner. They 
immediately resigned their positions, with Semion Mogilevich and 
Konstantin Karat assuming the titles of president and secretary, 
respectively. 


Lucas International Corporation 

500 Lucas Avenue 

Los Angeles, California 

The owner of Lucas International is Lanver Mikle, aka 
Mikail Lanver. 


MGA Flowers, Inc. 

2431 Kensington Avenue 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Alexsander Roudavsky owns and operates this business. 




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Medassist Medical Supply and Equipment (registered in 10/3/94) 
8606 W. Third Street 
Los Angeles, California 
Tel # (213) 275-5797 


Milana Trading Company- 
4337 Downey Road 

Vernon, California 90058 (same address as Discount Gas Diesel) 
phone (213) 585-3338; fax (213) 376-870? 
president - Mike Bezman 

Vice President - Leonard Yarmolkin (213) 6S0-79O1 


Mini ABC 
61 Dob Ut 
VII Budapest 
Hungary 

Mini ABC is a nightclub. 


Morska Agencja, Ltd. 

15 Tadeusza Wendy Str. 
PL-81-341 Gdynia, Poland 
(58) 217517; Fax (58) 210608 


Moskva Spartak Basketball Team 
Moscow, Russia 

Shabtai Kalmanovich and Semion Mogilevich are partners 
in this sports venture believed to be used for money laundering. 


Nafta United Xingdom, Ltd. 

18-20 Grafton Street 
London W 1 X 4DD 

Tel. no. 071-495-4455; fax no. 071-495-5577 
Telex no. 885457 

NAFTA United Kingdom, Ltd. is an international trader 
in crude oil and petroleum products. The firm handles much of 
Russia's oil export business. 


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Neftanoy Bank 
Moscow, Russia 


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Neftanoy Bank is allegedly controlled by Semion 
Mogilevich. 


New York Management 

The SBU reports that Lazar Berkovich is a manager of a 
company called "New York Management." 


Palm Terrace Restaurant, aka Rasputin Restaurant 
531 N. Fairfax Avenue 
Los Angeles, California 

Owned by Vladimir Berkovich and Rubin Bershatski } 


Paralink Union Corporation 

6235 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite #309 

Los Angeles, California 

Incorporated 3/24/95 

Eduard Garmel is the president of Paralink Union. 


Petroff Bank 

Sadouo-Kudinskaya 9, Building 3, Moscow, Russia 
Point of contact: A. Aleksandrov 


PRATECS Technologies, Inc. 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada 

5055 Old Dublin Pike, Suite 203 
P.O. Box 340 

Fountainville, Pennsylvania 

(Same address as Alpha Financial Group)' 

PRATECS bought out YBM Magnex in 1995. 


Presidential Property 
14 Laurelplace 
Farmingdale, New York 




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pGO Globus Company 

j^O E. 59th Street, Suite 3202 

jj eW York, New York 

floyal Bank of Scotland PLC 

g 7 Lombard Street, London EC3 United Kingdom 
Bank code: 15-1000 

ftcct.: Faegre and Benson RB Arigon Co., Ltd. 

Acct.: Blaariusdc 


gakhalinskaya Initsiativa 
yuzno-Sakhalinsk 69300 Russia 
Kommunistechisky Prospekt 32 #626 
point of contact: S.A. Rasputnyak 
424-22; 312-97 


Sewosttisiz Co. 

20 Agorkogo, 685000 Magadan,, Russia 
point of contact: N. Melnikov 
5-09-09 or 2-79-44. 


Skandinavska Enskida Banken _ * 

S-10640 Stockholm 

Sergeis 

Torg 2 

Sweden 

Acct. #52778205667 

Beneficiary is Parex Corporation, Parex BA account #000 070 0075 


Szigma Kft 
Budapest, Hungary 

Igor Fisherman is affiliated with this company. It is 
used by Sergei Mikhailov for unknown purposes. 

Szolid, Ltd. 

Budapest, Hungary 

Semion Mogilevich listed himself as manager of Szolid 
on a November 1990 U.S. visa application. 


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technology Distribution 

Technology Distribution was established by Semion 
Mogilevich on behalf of Sergei Mikhailov and Viktor Averin. 

Teropack International, Inc. 

500 Lucas Avenue, Unit 105 
Los Angeles, California 

1222 N. Fairfax Avenue 
Los Angeles, California 

Teropack was incorporated on 2/16/94. The Fairfax 
Avenue address is identical to that of Isai Berkovich 

TOO ASPADA ' 

Sakhalin Region, Ulitsa Gorkogo 2/57, YuzhnoTSakhalinsk City, - 
Russia 

Transbrittania, Ltd. 

Edinburgh, Scotland 

Transbrittania is a front company used 'by Semion 
Mogilevich. It is run by Tofik Azimov. 

Trans Commodities, Inc. 

1325 Avenue of the Americas 
New York, New York 10019 
Tel. no. (212) 339-3900 

Trans Commodities is a commodities brokerage founded in 
1989. Trans Commodities has sponsored over 100 visa applications 
for Russian nationals entering the United States, including 
Iosif Kobzon. 


V Holubu Nightclub 
Prague, Czech Republic 

- U Holubu is an entertainment complex consisting of a 

bar, disco, casino, .and Japanese restaurant. It was the site of 
the May 1995 summit meeting of Eurasian OC leaders raided by the 
Czech police. The Czech newspaper Mlada fronta Dnes reported on 
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property up for sale, with an asking price of 4 08 million crowns 
($4 million). Business at the restaurant fell dramatically 
following the raid. 


Ukraina Corporate Commercial Bank 
4 Kopernika Street 
L'vov, Ukraine 

Tel. no. 72-95-40; fax no. 74-10-40 

The Ukraina Corporate Commercial Bank executes 
transactions between Arigon, Ltd. and Ukrzaliznytsa through 
account #001070024. 


Ukrzaliznytsa 

Kiev, Ukraine ^ 

Ukrzaliznytsa .is the official name .for.the Ukrainian 
state railway administration. 


United Overseas Bank 
Geneva, Switzerland 
Account #20018724000180 

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Vakhfadir 

9 Kudriyanova Street 
Kiev, Ukraine 
Tel no. 271-74-04 


Variety 

Levoberezhanya Street 12 
Moscow, Russia 


Video Art Cultural Services Co-operative 
14 Fadrusz Street, 1114 
Budapest, Hungary 


Video Arts Small Enterprise 
Budapest, Hungary 

Aleksey Lugovcov is employed by Video Arts. 


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Video Art Studios 
38 Nagyzemo Street, 1065 
Budapest , Hungary 

Westar Energy Corporation 
llO E- 59th Street, Suite 3202 
jlew York, New York 10022 
Tel. no- (212) 750-1101 

Wes tar shares the same address with Arco-Globus 
International • 

Western Connections Group 
505 S. Beverly Drive, #860 

Beverly Hills, California 90212 5 

YBM Magnex, Inc., aka Magnex 2000 R, aka Magnex..Entrepreneuria.1 
Holding 

Budapest, VI. Benczur utca 44 
Tel. no. 289-295 

4 Lepshe Street f . 

Kiev, Ukraine 

The Kiev branch is headed by Vladimir Yeriomenko. 

110 Terry Drive 

Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940 


Chairman of Board of Directors: Anatoly Kulachenko 
President: Igor Fisherman 

Group Vice-President: Jacob .Bogatin 
Other directors: Alexei Alexandrov 

Frank Greenwald 
Robert Ventresca 
Sergei Maximov 
Mrs. Sandor Bodonyi 

. YBM Magnex is a manufacturer of magnets and 
prefabricated metal products, a subsidiary of the Hungarian firm 
Magnex 2000. The firm was recently purchased by a Canadian 
company, PRATECS Technologies, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is 
headed by Jacob Bogatin. 


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Anatoly Kulachenko is a director of YBM Magnex, Inc., 
aS well as Arigon, Ltd. Other directors include Igor Fisherman, 
^natoly Kulachenko, and Jacob G. Bogatin. 

YBM Magnex was acquired in July 1995 by PRATECS 
Technologies, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Officers of 
PRATECS were listed as Jacob Bogatin, Director; Igor Fisherman; 
Robert Ventresca, President. 

YBM Technologies, Inc., maintains a bank account at 
Corestates Bank, N.A., 15th and Market Streets, Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania, account ft FC 1-3-91-60. 

In 1993, YBM 1 s tax returns indicated projected gross 
sales of $8,573. In 1995, at the time of the acquisition by 
PRATECS, YBM claimed net sales of $32,5 million and net income of 
$3.3 million, and stockholders' equity of $17.5 million. 

Surveillance of YBM's facility in Hatboro revealed it 
occupied a small section of a former school building. This rspace 
was not capable of supporting the 165 employees or $20 million in 
sales YBM claimed in its published portfolio. 


York Caskets 

5934 E. Slauson Avenue 

City of Commerce, California 

(213) 724 - 621B 

0wne£: Jack Jacobs 

Zolotoy Dom (Golden House) 
Budapest, Hungary 

Moscow, Russia 


The Semion Mogilevich Organisation is a primarily 
European-based OC group engaged in a wide variety of criminal 
activities. In existence only four years, the Mogilevich 
Organization appears to have a strong, well-defined hierarchical 
structure. It also has established a significant presence in at 
least four countries - the Ukraine, Hungary, the Czech Republic, 
and the United States. Mogilevich has molded the organization 
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e stablished areas of operation, steady sources of income, money 
jaundering channels, and ties to other influential Eurasian OC 

groups. 

Most of the information collected to date on the 
Mogilevich Organization's criminal activities focuses on 
prostitution/human smuggling, extortion and money laundering. 
Foreign law enforcement agencies have documented Mogilevich's 
prostitution operation as the centerpiece of his operations in 
Europe. 


The legitimacy of the Semion Mogilevich Organization is 
reinforced by its ties to other major OC groups. Mogilevich's 
personal relationship with Vyacheslav Ivankov dates at least to 
Ivankov's release from a Russian prison in 1991. Mogilevich's 
personal meetings with Ivankov in New York, Ivankov's investment 
in the Black and White Nightclub, and meetings in Vienna between 
representatives of the organizations concerning money laundering 
are all indicative of cooperative efforts. Prior to his .arrest 
by the FBI in June 1995, Ivankov was considered to be the -most 
influential and powerful Eurasian criminal operating in the world 
today. In view of Ivankov's status and personal relationship 
with Mogilevich, it appears that Mogilevich’s organization 
maintains a legitimate place in the Eurasian OC picture.’ The 
conviction of Ivankov may change the dynamics of not only 
Mogilevich's operations, but other Eurasian OC groups as well. 

Semion Mogilevich's ties with Sergei Mikhailov and 
Viktor Averin of the Solntsevskaya Organization are further 
evidence of his cachet in the OC world. Mogilevich is an 
important cog in the machinery of the Solntsevskaya Organization, 
particularly in terms of financial operations. Source reporting 
consistently identified Mogilevich as the point man for Mikhailov 
and Averin in opening bank accounts and establishing money 
laundering conduits for the Solntsevskaya Organization. 

The connection between Semion Mogilevich and Salvatore 
DeFalco of the Italian Camorra may be evidence of a brewing 
alliance between Italian and Eurasian OC groups. Various reports 
have indicated summit meetings and other links between Italian 
and Eurasian OC groups concerning drug trafficking routes, money 
laundering, and other cooperative efforts. The Italian Direzione 
Investigativa Antimafia (DIA) believes that Camorra members are 
operating in the Czech Republic in concert with Eurasian groups, 
noting weapons trafficking and money laundering activities. 

The focus of Semion Mogilevich's operations in the 
United States appears to be money laundering. Mogilevich has 
established a presence in two cities - the primary businesses 


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being FNJ Trade Management in Los Angeles, California, and YBM 
Magnex in Newtown, Pennsylvania. In both cities, front companies 
have been set up, and money has been moved into those companies' 
accounts from Arigon, Ltd., the center of Mogilevich's financial’ 
operations’. ' The exgct nature and extent of these activities is 
still under investigation, but thus far no definitive illegal 
activities have been.directly linked to the flow of money from 
Mogilevich's accounts in Europe to the United States. The 
establishment of links between these wire transfers and 
unspecified unlawful activities should continue to be a focus of 
the Central European Working Group (CEWG) . 

In assessing the Semion Mogilevich Organization, a 
number of vulnerabilities offer law enforcement agencies 
opportunities to develop informants, target members for 
prosecution, and cripple the organization's criminal activity. 

For example, the Mogilevich Organization's frequent use of 
cellular telephones and facsimile machines to communicate reriders 
it vulnerable to electronic interception of these communications. 
Organization members do not in general exercise caution-on the 
telephone. Interception of telephone conversations can 
immeasurably help investigators implicate members in specific 
criminal activities or identify other members of the : 
organization. 

The reported $5 million extortion of Semion Mogilevich 
by Sergei Mikhailov and Viktor Averin revealed t'he first known 
internal threats to Mogilevich and his organization. The alleged 
extortion may indicate he is vulnerable to the whims of the 
Solntsevskaya Organization. However, Mogilevich is currently a 
valuable asset for the Solntsevskaya Organization, as evidenced 
by Mikhailov’s reliance on Mogilevich to establish money 
laundering channels for Solntsevskaya 1 s criminal proceeds. 

The independence and rogue nature of some of Semion 
Mogilevich's subordinates may present another avenue of 
exploitation. A number of Mogilevich's associates act 
independently and are not necessarily obedient to Mogilevich. 

Such behavior may lead to recklessness and mistakes, which may 
put subordinate associates in a position of cooperating with law 
enforcement against Mogilevich. Mogilevich's reliance on trusted 
associates reporting directly to him is a two-edged sword. While 
loyal subordinates help to ensure organizational security, any 
law enforcement action taken against one or more of these 
subordinates may severely disrupt the overall organization. 

There are also a number of factors working in Semion 
Mogilevich's favor. Mogilevich apparently does not get involved 
in day-to-day operations, thus isolating himself from the 


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: fganiz at i° n 1 s criminal activities and complicating efforts to 
^plicate Mogilevich. 

Setnion Mogilevich relies on former police officers in 
•jj un gary to keep him informed of police efforts targeting his 
-j-ganization. He also ingratiates himself with the police by 
jf**v> r oviding information on other groups' criminal activities, thus 
.gfiXpppearing to be a cooperative good citizen. These efforts 
/^provide Mogilevich with a degree of security against law 
enforcement efforts against him. 

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yx. BASTS OF-INFORMATION 

Information contained in this report was obtained from 
a number of sources, principally foreign law enforcement agencies 
and FBI files. The USIC also provided valuable information 1 
contained in this report. Foreign law enforcement sources 
.3“ included the Czech Internal Security Service (BIS), .Hungarian 
National Police (HNP), Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), the 
Italian Direzione Investigativa Antimafia (DIA) and the Czech 
’ Federal Criminal Police. i 


Additional information was obtained from an FBI 
publication entitled, The Ivankov. aka_ ll Yap.onchik_". Organization , 
produced by the Organizational Intelligence Unit in December 
1994 . 


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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Alexander Alexandrov 
ALIAS (ES) : 

CITIZENSHIP; Israeli 
ETHNIC: Russian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 7/13/55 

POB: Russia 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT{S): 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: Israeli passport #5761295 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S) : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): Arigon, Ltd. 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBER: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS:' 

MISCELLANEOUS: Former member of Russian Duma 









BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 

NAME: Alexei Viktorovich Alexandrov 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: Russian 
ETHNIC: Russian 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 12/4/59 

FOB: Moscow, Russia 
HEIGHT: 6'1“ 

WEIGHT: 200 lbs. 

HAIR: Brown 

EYES: Gray 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: California A948S342 {Issued 5/20/93 
FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): , 

;l CREDIT CARD {S) : 

MISCELLANEOUS: Russian Passport #723983 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 2/B IV. 15 Szigony Street 

8th District 
Budapest, Hungary 

933 N. Harper Avenue 

Los Angeles, California (As of 5/17/93} 

TELEPHONE(S): 011-7095-291-5904, Arbat International, Moscow, 

Russia 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): YBMMagnex, Inc. (CEO) 

44 Bensur Street, Buda VI, Budapest, Hungary 

BP Tradeproduction (Russian/German joint venture) 

Arigon Co., Ltd. 

Prague, Czech Republic 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Galina (D/POB: 9/14/50, Orenburg, Russia), 
spouse; Yulia (D/POB: 7/1/71, Saratov, Russia) 

TRAVEL: Entered United States 5/16/93 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Family arrived in United States circa May 1987. 

Holds degrees in economics and engineering. 





BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Alexander Alexandrov 
ALIAS (ES) : 

CITIZENSHIP: Israeli 

ETHNIC: Russian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 7/13/55 

POB: Russia 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

: CREDIT CARD(S) : 

MISCELLANEOUS: Israeli passport #5761295 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): Arigon, Ltd. 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBER: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Former member of Russian Duma 





BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Vladimir Alexeievich Arafev 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Russian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 8/25/56 
POB: Moscow, Russia 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD(S ): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S) : 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 









BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME; Lazar Leonidovich Berkovich 
ALIAS <ES): 

CITIZENSHIP:- 
ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 1940 
POB: Kiev, Ukraine 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI# : 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD{S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: Emigrated to United States in 1978 
VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: New York, NY 

TELEPHONE(S) : 

FACSIMILE (S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS (ES) : ■' 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS; 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 






BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Lora Berkovich 

ALIAS (ES): Klara Berkovich, nee Narodetsky 
CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: F 

RACE: 

DOB: 9/5/48 

POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DLff: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE (S) : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: Married to Vladimir Berkovich 
FAMILY MEMBERS: Son, Oleg Berkovich; 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS r 
MISCELLANEOUS: 







BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Oleg Leonidovich Berkovich 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 
RACE: 

DOB: 8/5/69 (also claims 5/8/69) 

POB: Ukraine 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): > 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: Passport #2380150 (origin unknown) 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 3930 Laurel Canyon 

Los Angeles, California 
TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S) : 

OCCUPATION: < 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Recently arrested in Hungary on unspecified 
charges, but released. Connected with Mogilevich's operations. 








BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Rotyslav Leonidovich Berkovich 

ALIAS (ES) : 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 1957 

POB: Kiev, Ukraine 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S) : 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 1222 N. Fairfax St., #311 

Los Angeles, California 90046 
TELEPHONE(S): (213) 650-9503 

FACSIMILE(S) : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: / 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Basia Berkovich (spouse) 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Emigrated to United States in 1975. 







BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Vladimir Leonidovich Berkovich 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 12/28/46 

POB: Kiev, Ukraine 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT{S): 

CREDIT CARD(S): * 

MISCELLANEOUS: Left USSR in 1974 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): L 

PAGER(S) : 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): Palm Terrace restaurant, Los Angeles, California 
MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 








BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Mikail Bezman 

ALIAS (ES): Mikhail Bezman, Mikail Belman, Michael Bezman 
CITIZENSHIP: U,S. legal resident 
ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: M 

RACE; Caucasian 
DOB: 7/24/46 

POB: Kiev, Ukraine 

HEIGHT: 5'7" 

WEIGHT: 210 lbs. 

HAIR: Brown 
EYES: Blue 
PHOTO: 

SSAN: 463-39-7217 

STATE DL#: California N7945209 (Issued 3/3/93) 

FBI#: 0794762R3 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): \ 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: INS #A2l701998 (Entered United.States on 2/3/79) 
CII #A06053922 

VEHICLES: California 2USX408 - 1991 Lincoln 

California 3KF2839 - 1988 Toyota 4-door 
RESIDENCE: 630 S. Masselin #222, Los Angeles, California (As of 

2/24/93) 

1530 N. Poinsettia Place #215, Los Arlgeles, 
California (As of 1/16/91) 

TELEPHONE(S): (213) 931-4703 

FACSIMILE (S) : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: Butcher 

BUSINESS(ES): Milana Trading Company 
4337 Downey Road 
Vernon, California 90058 

Telephone (213) 585-3338; fax (213) 376-870? 
President - Mike Bezman 

Vice President - Leonard Yarmolkin (213) 650-7901 

FNJ Trade Management Corporation, aka 
FNI Trade Management Corporation 
F & J Trade Management Corporation 
F & G Trade Management Corporation 
K & 0 Trade Management 
7060 Hollywood Boulevard #610 
, Los Angeles, California; 90028 

Tel no. (213) 462-323B-39, fax (213) 462-3174 
President - Leonard Yarmolkin 
Secretary - Zoya Sokolovskaya 

MARITAL STATUS: Spouse: Olga Bezman, nee Korzun (DPOB: 1948, 
Kiev, Ukraine) 





FAMILY MEMBERS: 

daughter 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 
MISCELLANEOUS: 


Regina Bezman (DPOB: 8/20/71, Kiev, Ukraine), 



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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Mrs. Sandor Bodonyi 
ALIAS CES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: F 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 

POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 1032 Kiscelli St. - #18 
Budapest 

TELEPHONE (S) : 118-8109; cellular telephone #36-3031768'7 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: / 

BUSINESS(ES): YBM Magnex, Inc. (Director} 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Husband, Sandor Bodonyi 
TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 


BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Yakov G. Bogatin 

ALIAS (ES) : Jacob Bogatin,- Yacob G. Bogatin; 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Russian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 8/13/47 

POB: Saratov, Russia 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 073-72-2351 
STATE DLft: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): l 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: INS #A 27-867-588 
VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 246 Sunset Drive 

Richboro, Pennsylvania \ 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): YBM Magnex, Inc. (CEO) 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Galina (D/POB: 9/14/50, Orenburg, Russia), 
spouse; Yulia (D/POB: 7/1/71, Saratov, Russia), daughter; Khaya 
Yalovskaya, mother (1311 Brightwater Avenue, Apartment 5M, 
Brooklyn, New York; Esfir Bogatina, sister (same address as 
mother); David Bogatin, brother (incarcerated in New York State) 
TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Family arrived in United States.6/12/87 at New 

York City. 




BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Dzhambula Otarievich Cereteli 

ALIAS (ES): Dzambuli 

CITIZENSHIP; 

ETHNIC: Georgian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 3/5/46 

POB: Zestafoni, Georgia 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

uses TECS: 

BANK ACCT{S): 

CREDIT CARD(S) : 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S) : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 










BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Adrian Churchward 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: U.K. 

ETHNIC: British 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 2/17/46 

POB: Romford, United Kingdom 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD(S): 1 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: Trinity Gardens 

London E 18 

TELEPHONE (S) : '• 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: Solicitor f 

BUSINESS(ES): Arigon, Ltd. 

Alderney, United Kingdom 
MARITXl STATUS: M? (Reportedly by convenience) 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Wife: Tatyana Ivanova Markova, nee Mogilevich; 

ex-wife, of Semion Mogilevich 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 







BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 

NAME: Galina Grigorieva Churchward 

ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: F 

RACE: 

DOB: 

POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S) : 

CREDIT CARD (S) : 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS (ES) : Arigon Co., Ltd. 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 






BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Abe Citron 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 1947 

POB: Kiev, Ukraine 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SS AN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S) : 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S) : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS (ES) : Founder, Arco-Globus International” 
MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBER: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 


BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Salvatore Difalco 
ALIAS (ES) : 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 
RACE: 

DOB: 6/7/53 

POB: Partinico, Province of Palermo, Italy 

HEIGHT: 5'6" 

WEIGHT: 110 lbs. 

HAIR: Brown 
EYES: Brown 
PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: California A1047591 
FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 5 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 1441 Veteran Avenue, #214 

Los Angeles, California 90024 (As of 2/19/8,7) 

Clusone, Province of Bergamo, Italy (January 1985) 

t' 

Via Sebastiano La Franca 25 
Partinico, Italy 
TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S) : 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES) : 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 







BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Barukh Eilon 
ALIAS (ES) ; 

CITIZENSHIP: Israeli 
ETHNIC: Israeli 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 4/11/58 
POB: Israel 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DLff: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: Israeli passport #5929936 (Issued 1/4/95} 

Israeli identification #054182647 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 6 Medinat Hayehudim Street 

Herzelya, Israel 
TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE {S} : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES) : 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBER: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 






BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Alexander Grogorievich Feigelson 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: Israeli 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB; 3/25/48 
POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

■EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SS AN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S) : 5 

..'REDIT CARD (S) : 

'MISCELLANEOUS: Israeli passport #5711237 (Issued 3/2/94) 

Israeli identification #304766991 
INP reports Israeli passport # as 5007674 
VEHICLES: 5 

RESIDENCE: 26 Eilat Road 

Holon, Israel 
TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): / 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): K.F.T. 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBER: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Feigelson emigrated to Israel on 5/8/91 



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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Mikhail Fichnick 
ALIAS (ES) : 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 12/24/62 
POB: 

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WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES : 

PHOTO: 

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STATE DL#: 

FBI# : 

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BANK ACCT(S): 

.CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: Israeli passport #6156001 
VEHICLES: 

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Igor L'Vovich Fisherman 

ALIAS (ES) : Igor Fisherman; Igor L'Vovich Fischermann; Igor 

Fischerman; Ygor Fisherman 

CITIZENSHIP: Israeli 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 

DOB: 6/30/52 

POB: L'Vov, Ukraine . 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 094-76-8357 

STATE DL#: New Jersey F 4650-35800-06526 
FBI#: 

USCS TECS: \ 

BANK ACCT (S) : 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: Applied for refugee visa at USEMB Vienna in 1989 
sponsor on 1990 visa application submitted by Mogilevich's wife 
and nephew to USEMB Moscow : 

Israeli passport #6002302 (Issued 8/23/94) 

Israeli identification #312027022 

VEHICLES: 1992 Honda Accord, black, tag HOU-43M 

1981 Buick LeSabre, black, tag GLS-54M/ 

1981 Mazda, red, tag GXN-5SH 
.. 1990 Mitsubishi, tag GIB-77M 

RESIDENCE: 1205 Hertel Ave. #4 

Buffalo, NY 14216 

48 Sumac St. 

Mt. Laurel, NJ (Current address) 

Budapest, Hungary? 

Los Angeles, CA? 

TELEPHONE(S) : 

FACSIMILE (S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): Arigon, Ltd., vice-president; president, YBM 
Magnex, Inc. 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEM3ERS: Olga Zhunzhurova, D/POB 2/5/56, Makhachkala, 
Russia (spouse) 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Fisherman became an Israeli citizen on 4/10/94. 








BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Edouard Garmel 

ALIAS (ES): Edik Garmel 
CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 
RACE: 

DOB: 6/14/53 

POB: 

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Roman Kuzmich Gorin 
ALIAS (ES): Roma 
CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Russian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Cau casian 
DOB: 6/22/51 

POB: Magadan, Russia 
HEIGHT: 

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EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN; 

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BANK ACCT(S) : 

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Galina Vasilyevna Grigorieva 

ALIAS (ES): May be identical to Tatyana Markova 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Russian 
SEX: F 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 11/29/57 

POB: Krasnodar, Russia 
HEIGHT: 5'8" 

WEIGHT: 111 lbs. 

HAIR: Brown 
EYES: Brown 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: California #A7305548 (Issued 11/29/90) 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

.BANK ACCT(S): * 

■CREDIT CARD(S): • 

MISCELLANEOUS.: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 6 Trinity Gardens 

South View Drive, South Woodford 
London El8 
United Kingdom 

Tel. no. 081-989-0195United Kingdom , 

500 9th Avenue, #3 

•• San Francisco, California 94118 (As of 12/14/89) 

TELEPHONE(S): 

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PAGER (S)': 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES); Board of Directors, Arigon, ltd. 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Son Yuli Semenovich Grigoriev (DPOB: 6/21/83, 
.Moscow, Russia) 

•TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Was Semion Mogilevich's wife or girlfriend in 
late 1980s 






BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Bella Guberman 
ALIAS (ES): 
CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: F 

RACE: 

DOB: 9/8/46 

POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

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EYES: 

PHOTO: 

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MISCELLANEOUS: 



BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Igor Guberman 

ALIAS (ES) : 
CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 
RACE: 

DOB: 5/11/70 

POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#:' 

FBI#: 

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BANK ACCT{S): 

CREDIT CARD (S) : 
MISCELLANEOUS: 
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RESIDENCE: 

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OCCUPATION: 

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ASSETS; 

MISCELLANEOUS: 



BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Sabrina Guberman 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: F 

RACE: 

DOB: 5/13/72 

POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

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BANK ACCT(S): 

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RESIDENCE: 

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BUSINESS(ES): 

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TRAVE'L: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 





BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Leonid Hais 

ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: Israeli? 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 12/21/49 

POB: Kiev, Ukraine 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI# : 

USCS TECS: 

.BANK ACCT(S): i 

•-CREDIT CARD(S) : 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): i 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: „ 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

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TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Former professional boxer 




BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Konstantin Karat 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 10/27/59 

POB: Kiev, Ukraine' 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD (S) : 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): Createbury, Ltd. 

London, United Kingdom 

Limegold, Ltd. 

London, United Kingdom 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBER: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS; 

MISCELLANEOUS : 







BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Anatoli Katric 

ALIAS {ES): Anatoli Katrich, Anatoly Katrich 
CITIZENSHIP: Israeli 
ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 8/3/52 
POB: Kiev, Ukraine 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT (S) : 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: Israeli passport #4770706 (Issued 5/27/92) 

U.S. Intelligence Community reporting indicates citizenship 
issued 4/30/90, passport issued 5/28/91. 

Israeli identification #304237621 

INP reports Israeli passport # as 4866510 
VEHICLES: / 

RESIDENCE: 441 Hatziyonut Avenue 

Haifa, Israel 
Tel. no. 04-5727593 
TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S) : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): Arotex 

Prague, Czech Republic 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 






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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Igor Mikhailovich Korol 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 8/30/71 or 8/28/71 
POB: Kiev, Ukraine 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT{S): 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S) : 

FACSIMILE(S) : 

PAGER (S) : 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS{ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Mother is Lidia S2erede 
TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 









BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Vladimir Nikolayevich Kudla 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 1960 
POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBER: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 



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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Anatoly Mikhailovich Kulachenko 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 

POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT (S) : 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: United Kingdom 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE (S) : 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES) : Board of Directors, Arigon, Ltd. / 
Arbatski Place 6/2 
Room 8 

Moscow, Russia 

Palina 8 
Moscow, Russia 

Chairman 

YBM Magnex, Inc. 

Budapest, Hungary 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 







BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 

NAME: Alexander Landa 
ALIAS IES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 

RACE: 

DOB: 9/25/41 

POB: 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL“: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD (S) : 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S) : 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 


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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Aleksey Sergeyevich Lugovcov 

ALIAS (ES): Alex, Alexei Sergeivich, Aleksey Sergeyevich 

Lugovtsov 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 3/17/55 

POB: Proletarskiy, Ukraine 
HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

CREDIT CARD{S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S) : 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: / 

BUSINESS(ES): Video Arts Small Enterprise, Budapest, Hunqary 
MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 




BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Sergei Vladimirovich Maximov 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Russian 
SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 3/22/60 

POB: Smolensk, Russia 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EXES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN; 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S).: 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S) : 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS{ES): Army Co-op 

YBM Magnex, Inc. 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 









BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich 

ALIAS (ES): Moguilevitch, Moglerits, Moghilevich, Mogilevitch, 

Mogilevic, Mogilyevich, Mogilevitsh, Semyon Jukovich, Semen, , 

Seva, Senya, Sergei Yurievich 

CITIZENSHIP: Israeli 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 

DOB: 6/30/46 
POB: Kiev, Ukraine 
HEIGHT: 

• WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: Green 
PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL«: 

FBI#: ' 

V^ USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): Skandinavska Enskida Banken 
S-10640 Stockholm 
Sergeis 

Torg 2 ; 

Sv/eden 

Acct. # 52778205667 

Beneficiary is Parex Corporation, Parex BA acct. 
#000 070 0075 / 

Bank Nationale De Paris 
499 Park Ave. 

New York, NY 10022 

v United Overseas Bank 

Geneva, Switzerland 
Acct. #20018724000180 

Royal Bank of Scotland 
'y.- : 67 Lombard St. 

London EC3 U.K. 

Acct.: Slakes RB Arigon Co., Ltd. 

CREDIT CARD(S): Visa #455-602-0000028702 
MISCELLANEOUS: Passport #4904179 (Israeli) 

Hungarian residency permit # OK-II 723589 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: Fogorasi Ut 218, Budapest XIV {since 1990) 

48 Janovetz Margit 

XVI Budapest (Per U.S. Intelligence Community 10/95) 

27 Zhibatinskovo 
Tel Aviv, Israel 












TELEPHONE(S): 0630317687 {70% of Mogielvich'e business deals are 
made over this line. 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): Arigon, Ltd, et al; YBM Magnex, Inc.; Army Co-op;. 
DIGEP; Black and White Nightclubs 

MARITAL STATUS: M Wife: Tatyana Ivanovna Markova {DPOB: 
12/25/47, Ternopol, Ukraine), 1972-85; 

Wife: Katalin Papp (DPOB: 6/25/45, Mukachevo, 

Hungary), 1972-85 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Children: Mila Semyonova {DPOB: 11/22/72, 

Kiev, Ukraine); Grigorev Yuliy {DPOB: 6/21/83); ex-wife Galina 
Vasilyevna Grigorieva); son Julius Semyonovich Grigoriev' (London) 
TRAVEL: Visited Los Angeles, CA, 4/29/94 on B-2 visa issued by 
USEMB Tel Aviv 

USEMB Budapest issued Mogilevich a B-2 visa (two months) 
on 12/1/90 for visit to Los Angeles, CA 

USEMB Budapest issued a B-2 visa (30 days) on 6/l5/9'l 
for a visit to Los Angeles, CA 

ARREST RECORD: Allegedly charged and sentenced on fraud and 
illegal currency speculation charges in the Ukraine 
ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: i. 








BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Tatiana Ivanovna Mogilevich, nee Markova 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: F 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 12/25/47 

POB: Kiev, Ukraine 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SS'AN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): , 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 600 South Curson Avenue, #516 

Los Angeles, California (As of 1/6/93) 

TELEPHONE (S) : 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: , 

BUSINESS(ES) : 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: Daughter Mila Semyonovich Mogilevitch, aka Mila 

Mogilevith 

TRAVEL:. 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 










BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Mila Semyonovich Mogilevitch 
ALIAS (ES): Mila Mogilevith 
CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: Ukrainian 
SEX: F 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 11/22/72 
POB: Kiev, Ukraine 

HEIGHT: 5*7" 

WEIGHT: 140 lbs. 

HAIR: Blonde 
EYES: Blue 
PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: California #A9253263 (Issued 5/20/91) 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): ‘ 

: CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 10660 Wilshire Boulevard, $505 

Los Angeles, California 90024 (Current) i, 

Tacoma, Washington 

TELEPHONE(S): , 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEM3ERS: Mother Tatiana Ivanovna Mogilevitch, nee Markova 

Father Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: 









BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Dan Mor 
ALIAS' (ES) : 

CITIZENSHIP: Israeli 

ETHNIC: German 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 8/10/45 

POB: Germany 

HEIGHT: ’ 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL# : 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S): 

: CREDIT CARD(S) : 

; MISCELLANEOUS: Israeli passport #5645388 {Issued 10/19/94)' 

Israeli identification #00989513 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 6 Uri Street • 

Tel Aviv, Israel *, 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE<S): 

PAGER(S): r 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS{ES); 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBER: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: Mor emigrated to Israel in 1948 


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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 


NAME: Viktor Grigurievich Naichuller, aka 
ALIAS (ES): 

CITIZENSHIP: 

ETHNIC: 

SEX: M 

RACE: Caucasian 
DOB: 

POB: • 

HEIGHT: 

WEIGHT: 

HAIR: 

EYES: 

PHOTO: 

SSAN: 

STATE DL#: 

FBI#: 

USCS TECS: 

BANK ACCT(S) : 

CREDIT CARD(S): 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

VEHICLES: 

RESIDENCE: 

TELEPHONE(S): 

FACSIMILE(S): 

PAGER(S): 

OCCUPATION: 

BUSINESS(ES): Balchug, Ltd. 

MARITAL STATUS: 

FAMILY MEMBERS: 

TRAVEL: 

ASSETS: 

MISCELLANEOUS: